## microgel

Also contains definition of: gel microparticle
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.M03901
Particle of @G02600@ of any shape with an @E02191@ of approximately $$0.1$$ to $$100\ \unicode[Times]{x3BC}\text{m}$$.
Note:
The definition proposed here is recommended for its @P04799@ and because it distinguishes between a microgel and a @NT07521@.
Source:
PAC, 2007, 79, 1801. (Definitions of terms relating to the structure and processing of sols, gels, networks, and inorganic-organic hybrid materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2007)) on page 1807 [Terms] [Paper]