Table 1 Swelling ratio in length, λ, and Young’s modulus, E, of the gels.
GelsλE (kPa)
P(AAm-co-AMPS) (as-prepared)48.2 ± 2.1
P(AAm-co-AMPS) (swollen)1.73 ± 0.0225.0 ± 1.3
PAAm (as-prepared)40.1 ± 1.8
PAAm (swollen)1.06 ± 0.0150.3 ± 2.4