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Puzzling Indicators From NMR Due to Space Trapping Petrochemicals

News   Apr 17, 2020 | Original story from Rice University

 
Puzzling Indicators From NMR Due to Space Trapping Petrochemicals

Simulation snapshots by Rice University engineers show n-heptane molecules (green) under different degrees of confinement in a polymer matrix of molecules (black), where the high viscosity polymer is a model for immature kerogen. The left panel shows molecules under extreme confinement and the right panel shows molecules that are relatively free. Credit: Arjun Valiya Parambathu/Rice University

 
 
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