Microencapsulation with Coacervation

Authored by: Michael Yan

Handbook of Encapsulation and Controlled Release

Print publication date:  November  2015
Online publication date:  December  2015

Print ISBN: 9781482232325
eBook ISBN: 9781482232349
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Polymer coacervation is one of the earliest microencapsulation techniques. The first commercial application of encapsulation with coacervation was to the development of carbonless copy paper by the National Cash Register Company, which resulted from patents by Barrett K. Green and Lowell Schleicher in the late 1950s. 1 , 2 Since then, coacervation has been used for various applications.

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