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Hyperbranched Polymers

Hyperbranched Polymers Author Deyue Yan
ISBN-10 047093476X
Release 2011-05-04
Pages 480
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A much-needed overview of the state of the art of hyperbranched polymers The last two decades have seen a surge of interest in hyperbranched polymers due to their ease of synthesis on a large scale and their promising applications in diverse fields, from medicine to nanotechnology. Written by leading scientists in academia and industry, this book provides for the first time a comprehensive overview of the topic, bringing together in one complete volume a wealth of information previously available only in articles scattered across the literature. Drawing on their work at the cutting edge of this dynamic area of research, the authors cover everything readers need to know about hyperbranched polymers when designing highly functional materials. Clear, thorough discussions include: How irregular branching affects polymer properties and their potential applications Important theoretical basics, plus a useful summary of characterization techniques How hyperbranched polymers compare with dendrimers as well as linear polymers Future trends in the synthesis and application of hyperbranched polymers Geared to novices and experts alike, Hyperbranched Polymers is a must-have resource for anyone working in polymer architectures, polymer engineering, and functional materials. It is also useful for scientists in related fields who need a primer on the synthesis, theory, and applications of hyperbranched polymers.

Biopolymer Nanocomposites

Biopolymer Nanocomposites Author Alain Dufresne
ISBN-10 9781118609903
Release 2013-07-18
Pages 696
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Sets forth the techniques needed to create a vast array of useful biopolymer nanocomposites Interest in biopolymer nanocomposites is soaring. Not only are they green and sustainable materials, they can also be used to develop a broad range of useful products with special properties, from therapeutics to coatings to packaging materials. With contributions from an international team of leading nanoscientists and materials researchers, this book draws together and reviews the most recent developments and techniques in biopolymer nano-composites. It describes the preparation, processing, properties, and applications of bio- polymer nanocomposites developed from chitin, starch, and cellulose, three renewable resources. Biopolymer Nanocomposites features a logical organization and approach that make it easy for readers to take full advantage of the latest science and technology in designing these materials and developing new products and applications. It begins with a chapter reviewing our current understanding of bionanocomposites. Next, the book covers such topics as: Morphological and thermal investigations of chitin-based nanocomposites Applications of starch nanoparticle and starch-based bionanocomposites Spectroscopic characterization of renewable nanoparticles and their composites Nanocellulosic products and their applications Protein-based nanocomposites for food packaging Throughout the book, detailed case studies of industrial applications underscore the unique challenges and opportunities in developing and working with biopolymer nanocomposites. There are also plenty of figures to help readers fully grasp key concepts and techniques. Exploring the full range of applications, Biopolymer Nanocomposites is recommended for researchers in a broad range of industries and disciplines, including biomedical engineering, materials science, physical chemistry, chemical engineering, and polymer science. All readers will learn how to create green, sustainable products and applications using these tremendously versatile materials.

Bio and Multifunctional Polymer Architectures

Bio  and Multifunctional Polymer Architectures Author Brigitte Voit
ISBN-10 9781119192688
Release 2016-03-09
Pages 336
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This reference/text addresses concepts and synthetic techniques for the preparation of polymers for state-of-the-art use in biomedicine, synthetic biology, and bionanotechnology.


Polyurethanes Author Mark F. Sonnenschein
ISBN-10 9781118737934
Release 2014-11-04
Pages 432
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A complete overview of a key plastic One of the most versatile polymer materials, polyurethanes have a unique chemical nature that allows for shaping and molding to fit all sorts of consumer and industrial products – seat cushions, carpets, insulation, coatings, and refrigerators to name a few. Despite its popular uses, polyurethane science has only relatively recently achieved appreciation for the richness of its expression as a polymer family. This book provides a thorough presentation of polyurethane science, technology markets and trend analysis based on recent patents. Although it does not provide ultimate detail (such as explicit information typically in patents), the book has a flow and continuity that allows readers to find all the background necessary to understand any other more detailed polyurethane information found elsewhere. Anyone involved in the polymer and plastics industry will find this book a key resource with features that include: An in-depth summary of the current state of polyurethane research and knowledge Discussion of the applications, manufacture, and markets for polyurethanes Analytical methods, reaction mechanisms, morphology, theoretical techniques, and the selection of chain extenders Polyurethane flexible and rigid foams, elastomers, coatings, adhesives, and medical applications In-depth coverage of governmental regulations, non-isocyanate/non-phosgene routes to polyurethane structure, and industrial routes to environmental, health, and safety risk mitigation

Advanced Thermoforming

Advanced Thermoforming Author Sven Engelmann
ISBN-10 9780470499207
Release 2012-06-19
Pages 335
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This guide gives an overview and insight into the advanced technology of thermoforming, discussing different processes and applications. It reveals the possibilities of thermoforming from forming, filling, and sealing processes, to using thermoforming technology for cost saving purposes and maximum efficiency. Its coverage addresses the simulation of formed parts as well as applications of technical parts and packaging. The reader is guided through the path of development, design, machine and mold technology and production, as well as the latest innovations, from thermoformed bottles to fully automated assembly lines.

Dendrimers and other dendritic polymers

Dendrimers and other dendritic polymers Author Jean M. J. Fréchet
ISBN-10 0471638501
Release 2001
Pages 647
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With contributions from many of the world's leading scientists in the field of dendritic research and development, Dendrimers and Other Dendritic Polymers provides a comprehensive review of this rapidly expanding and exciting new field of polymer science. Of interest to academia and industry alike, this book covers the synthesis, characterization, unique properties, potential for novel applications and technical challenges associated with these polymers. * Detailed coverage of all known subclasses of dendritic polymers, including their properties and synthesis * Insight into the potential commercial applications of dendritic polymers, including drug delivery, cancer therapy, coatings and adhesives * Identification of the key trends and perspectives in dendrimer research * Essential reference for polymer chemists, materials scientists and plastics engineers working in academia and industry alike

Thermoset Nanocomposites

Thermoset Nanocomposites Author Vikas Mittal
ISBN-10 9783527659661
Release 2013-04-16
Pages 262
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The book series "Polymer Nano-, Micro- and Macrocomposites" provides complete and comprehensive information on all important aspects of polymer composite research and development, including, but not limited to synthesis, filler modification, modeling, characterization as well as application and commercialization issues. Each book focuses on a particular topic and gives a balanced in-depth overview of the respective subfield of polymer composite science and its relation to industrial applications. With the books the readers obtain dedicated resources with information relevant to their research, thereby helping to save time and money. Thermoset polymers are a class of materials with many superior properties than thermoplastic materials. Nanocomposites with a large variety of thermoset polymers have been explored and vast knowledge on the synthesis methodologies as well as properties has been generated. The goal of the book is to assimilate these research findings on the many thermoset polymer based nanocomposites systems comprehensively so as to generate better insights into the design, performance and optimization of thermoset nanocomposites.

Synthesis and Applications of Copolymers

Synthesis and Applications of Copolymers Author Anbanandam Parthiban
ISBN-10 9781118860489
Release 2014-06-23
Pages 400
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Understanding the reactivity of monomers is crucial in creating copolymers and determining the outcome of copolymerization. Covering the fundamental aspects of polymerization, Synthesis and Applications of Copolymers explores the reactivity of monomers and reaction conditions that ensure that the newly formed polymeric materials exhibit desired properties. Referencing a wide-range of disciplines, the book provides researchers, students, and scientists with the preparation of a diverse variety of copolymers and their recent developments, with a particular focus on copolymerization, crystallization, and techniques like nanoimprinting and micropatterning.

Complex Macromolecular Architectures

Complex Macromolecular Architectures Author Nikos Hadjichristidis
ISBN-10 9780470828274
Release 2011-04-20
Pages 256
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The field of CMA (complex macromolecular architecture) stands at the cutting edge of materials science, and has been a locus of intense research activity in recent years. This book gives an extensive description of the synthesis, characterization, and self-assembly of recently-developed advanced architectural materials with a number of potential applications. The architectural polymers, including bio-conjugated hybrid polymers with poly(amino acid)s and gluco-polymers, star-branched and dendrimer-like hyperbranched polymers, cyclic polymers, dendrigraft polymers, rod-coil and helix-coil block copolymers, are introduced chapter by chapter in the book. In particular, the book also emphasizes the topic of synthetic breakthroughs by living/controlled polymerization since 2000. Furthermore, renowned authors contribute on special topics such as helical polyisocyanates, metallopolymers, stereospecific polymers, hydrogen-bonded supramolecular polymers, conjugated polymers, and polyrotaxanes, which have attracted considerable interest as novel polymer materials with potential future applications. In addition, recent advances in reactive blending achieved with well-defined end-functionalized polymers are discussed from an industrial point of view. Topics on polymer-based nanotechnologies, including self-assembled architectures and suprastructures, nano-structured materials and devices, nanofabrication, surface nanostructures, and their AFM imaging analysis of hetero-phased polymers are also included. Provides comprehensive coverage of recently developed advanced architectural materials Covers hot new areas such as o click chemistry o chain walking o polyhomologation o ADMET Edited by highly regarded scientists in the field Contains contributions from 26 leading experts from Europe, North America, and Asia Researchers in academia and industry specializing in polymer chemistry will find this book to be an ideal survey of the most recent advances in the area. The book is also suitable as supplementary reading for students enrolled in Polymer Synthetic Chemistry, Polymer Synthesis, Polymer Design, Advanced Polymer Chemistry, Soft Matter Science, and Materials Science courses. Color versions of selected figures can be found at

Design and Synthesis of Conjugated Polymers

Design and Synthesis of Conjugated Polymers Author Mario Leclerc
ISBN-10 3527629793
Release 2010-06-24
Pages 368
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This first systematic compilation of synthesis methods for different classes of polymers describes well-tested and reproducible procedures, thus saving time, money and chemicals. Each chapter presents the latest method for a specific class of conjugated polymers with a particular emphasis on the design aspects for organo-electronic applications. In this concise and practically oriented manner, readers are introduced to the strategies of influencing and controlling the polymer properties with respect to their use in the desired device. This style of presentation quickly helps researchers in their daily lab work and prevents them from reinventing the wheel over and over again.

Polymer Brushes

Polymer Brushes Author Rigoberto C. Advincula
ISBN-10 3527310339
Release 2004-09-03
Pages 501
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Materials scientists, polymer chemists, surface physicists and materials engineers will find this book a complete and detailed treatise on the field of polymer brushes, their synthesis, characterization and manifold applications. In a first section, the various synthetic pathways and different surface materials are introduced and explained, followed by a second section covering important aspects of characterization and analysis in both flat surfaces and particles. These specific surface initiated polymerization (SIP) systems such as linear polymers, homopolymers, block copolymers, and hyperbranched polymers are unique compared to previously reported systems by chemisorption or physisorption. They have found their way in both large-scale and miniature applications of polymer brushes, which is covered in the last section. Such 'hairy' surfaces offer fascinating opportunities for addressing numerous problems of both academic and, in particular, industrial interest: high-quality, functional or protective coatings, composite materials, surface engineered particles, metal-organic interfaces, biological applications, micro-patterning, colloids, nanoparticles, functional devices, and many more. It is the desire of the authors that this book will be of benefit to readers who want to "brush-up on polymers".

Macromolecular Symposia No 199

Macromolecular Symposia  No  199 Author Hans R. Kricheldorf
ISBN-10 3527307036
Release 2003
Pages 521
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The international symposium “POLYCONDENSATION 2002” (15-18 September, in Hamburg, Germany) was the 4th meeting of a series launched in Paris 1996. This symposium covered topics such as: New theories New synthetic methods Block copolymers Hyperbranched polymers Liquid crystalline polymers Properties and application This book contains (oral) contributions of the symposium.

Metal and Metalloid Containing Macromolecules

Metal  and Metalloid Containing Macromolecules Author Alaa S. Abd-El-Aziz
ISBN-10 3527307001
Release 2003-10-03
Pages 353
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The past two decades have seen tremendous developments in the field of metal- and metalloid-containing macromolecules. The design of new monomers containing metal and metalloid elements and their subsequent polymerization has resulted in a vast array of inorganic and organometallic polymers with interesting properties and applications. This volume features 30 articles based on presentations given in the Metal- and Metalloid-Containing Macromulecules Symposium at the 39th IUPAC Congress and 86th Conference of the Canadian Society for Chemistry in Ottawa from August 10-15, 2003. The articles, written by some of the leading researchers in the field, describe the synthesis, properties and applications of inorganic and organometallic polymers and the current focuses of research in these fields. The purpose of this symposium was to generate dialogue between these researchers and to allow them to present some of their most recent findings.

Macromolecular Engineering

Macromolecular Engineering Author Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
ISBN-10 3527314466
Release 2007-04-24
Pages 2982
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The book provides a state of the art description of the synthetic tools to precisely control various aspects of macromolecular structure including chain composition, microstructure, functionality and topology as well as modern characterization techniques at molecular and macroscopic level for various properties of well-defined (co)polymers in solution, bulk and at surfaces. The book addresses also the correlation of molecular structure with macroscopic properties additionally affected by processing. Finally, some emerging applications for the (co)polymers are highlighted.

Advanced Sensor and Detection Materials

Advanced Sensor and Detection Materials Author Ashutosh Tiwari
ISBN-10 9781118774090
Release 2014-06-09
Pages 536
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Presents a comprehensive and interdisciplinary review of the major cutting-edge technology research areas—especially those on new materials and methods as well as advanced structures and properties—for various sensor and detection devices The development of sensors and detectors at macroscopic or nanometric scale is the driving force stimulating research in sensing materials and technology for accurate detection in solid, liquid, or gas phases; contact or non-contact configurations; or multiple sensing. The emphasis on reduced-scale detection techniques requires the use of new materials and methods. These techniques offer appealing perspectives given by spin crossover organic, inorganic, and composite materials that could be unique for sensor fabrication. The influence of the length, composition, and conformation structure of materials on their properties, and the possibility of adjusting sensing properties by doping or adding the side-groups, are indicative of the starting point of multifarious sensing. The role of intermolecular interactions, polymer and ordered phase formation, as well as behavior under pressure and magnetic and electric fields are also important facts for processing ultra-sensing materials. The 15 chapters written by senior researchers in Advanced Sensor and Detection Materials cover all these subjects and key features under three foci: 1) principals and perspectives, 2) new materials and methods, and 3) advanced structures and properties for various sensor devices.

Advanced Nanomaterials

Advanced Nanomaterials Author Kurt E. Geckeler
ISBN-10 9783527628957
Release 2009-11-10
Pages 950
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In this first comprehensive compilation of review chapters on this hot topic, more than 30 experts from around the world provide in-depth chapters on their specific areas of expertise, covering such essential topics as: * Block Copolymer Systems, Nanofibers and Nanotubes * Helical Polymer-Based Supramolecular Films * Synthesis of Inorganic Nanotubes * Gold Nanoparticles and Carbon Nanotubes * Recent Advances in Metal Nanoparticle-Attached Electrodes * Oxidation Catalysis by Nanoscale Gold, Silver, and Copper * Concepts in Self-Assembly * Nanocomposites * Amphiphilic Poly(Oxyalkylene)-Amines * Mesoporous Alumina * Nanoceramics for Medical Applications * Ecological Toxicology of Engineered Carbon Nanoparticles * Molecular Imprinting * Near-Field Raman Imaging of Nanostructures and Devices * Fullerene-Rich Nanostructures * Interactions of Carbon Nanotubes with Biomolecules * Nanoparticle-Cored Dendrimers and Hyperbranched Polymers * Nanostructured Organogels via Molecular Self-Assembly * Structural DNA Nanotechnology With its coverage of all such important areas as self-assembly, polymeric materials, bionanomaterials, nanotubes, photonic and environmental aspects, this is an essential reference for materials scientists, engineers, chemists, physicists and biologists wishing to gain an in-depth knowledge of all the disciplines involved.

Cumulative Book Index

Cumulative Book Index Author
ISBN-10 PSU:000045663147
Release 1999
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