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Handbook for the Chemical Analysis of Plastic and Polymer Additives

2nd Edition

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Michael Bolgar, Jack Hubball, Joseph Groeger, Susan Meronek
September 25, 2015

Polymers have undoubtedly changed the world through many products that improve our lives. However, additives used to modify the overall characteristics of these materials may not be fully disclosed or understood. These additives may present possible environmental and health hazards. It is important ...

Paul John Flory: A Life of Science and Friends

1st Edition

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Gary D. Patterson, James E. Mark, Joel Fried, Do Yoon
August 24, 2015

Paul John Flory: A Life of Science and Friends is the first full-length treatment of the life and work of Paul John Flory, recipient of the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1974. It presents a chronological progression of his scientific, professional, and personal achievements as recounted and written by...

Supermacroporous Cryogels: Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications

1st Edition

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Ashok Kumar
March 3, 2016

The process of cryogelation has been vigorously studied over the past two decades, with recent research focussing on applications of these polymer systems in various biomedical and biotechnological fields. While there is significant literature available as research publications, limited reviews, and...

Light-Active Functional Organic Materials

1st Edition

Hiroko Yamada, Shiki Yagai
May 16, 2019

Inspired by naturally occurring light-active molecular systems such as photosynthesis, scientists have long devoted their efforts to understanding how light and molecules interact. Based on a raft of knowledge on light absorption, energy migration and electron transfer, fluorescence and...

Handbook of Conducting Polymers, Fourth Edition - 2 Volume Set

4th Edition

John R. Reynolds, Barry C. Thompson, Terje A. Skotheim
May 08, 2019

In the last 10 years there have been major advances in fundamental understanding and applications and a vast portfolio of new polymer structures with unique and tailored properties was developed. Work moved from a chemical repeat unit structure to one more based on structural control, new...

Polymer Capsules

1st Edition

Ye Liu, Xian Jun Loh
May 08, 2019

Polymers are one of the most versatile and important materials used for capsule preparation despite various others available. Suitably formulated capsules can securely protect ingredients, deliver them to targeted sites, and release them expeditiously, improving functions and minimizing adverse...

Functional and Modified Polymeric Materials, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Hangquan Li, Chong Cheng
April 19, 2019

Comprised of carefully curated chapters previously published by Prof. Ruckenstein and colleagues, this two-volume set offers a comprehensive overview of functional and modified polymeric materials focusing on concentrated emulsion polymerization, conducting polymers, living ionic polymerization,...

Solution and Surface Polymerization

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Hangquan Li, Chong Cheng
April 19, 2019

Comprising one volume of Functional and Modified Polymeric Materials, Two-Volume Set, this well-organized collection of papers by Professor Eli Ruckenstein and co-workers focuses on functional and modified polymeric materials prepared mainly through solution polymerization and surface...

Concentrated Emulsion Polymerization

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Hangquan Li, Chong Cheng
April 18, 2019

Comprising one volume of Functional and Modified Polymeric Materials, Two-Volume Set, this curated collection of papers by Professor Eli Ruckenstein and co-workers discusses the merits of concentrated emulsion polymerization systems, as well as their ability to yield a broad variety of products...

Advanced Nanofibrous Materials Manufacture Technology based on Electrospinning

1st Edition

Yanbo Liu, Ce Wang
April 03, 2019

This book comprehensively addresses advanced nanofiber manufacturing based on electrospinning technology. The principles, relationships between process parameters and structure, morphology and performance of electrospun nanofibers and nanomaterials, and the methods for enhanced field intensity and...

Conjugated Polymers: Properties, Processing, and Applications

4th Edition

John R. Reynolds, Barry C. Thompson, Terje A. Skotheim
April 03, 2019

The Fourth Edition of the Handbook of Conducting Polymers, Two-Volume Set continues to be the definitive resource on the topic of conducting polymers. Completely updated with an extensive list of authors that draws on past and new contributors, the book takes into account the significant...

Conjugated Polymers: Perspective, Theory, and New Materials

4th Edition

John R. Reynolds, Barry C. Thompson, Terje A. Skotheim
April 03, 2019

The Fourth Edition of the Handbook of Conducting Polymers, Two-Volume Set continues to be the definitive resource on the topic of conducting polymers. Completely updated with an extensive list of authors that draws on past and new contributors, the book takes into account the significant...

Processing and Characterization of Multicomponent Polymer Systems: New Insights

1st Edition

Jose James, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Yang Weimin, Kaushik Pal
April 03, 2019

Recent years have witnessed the sheer growth of macromolecular concepts and nanotechnology-based innovations in polymer science. Processing and Characterization of Multicomponent Polymer Systems is a collection of contributions from materials science experts across the globe. The fabrication and...

Alginates: Versatile Polymers in Biomedical Applications and Therapeutics

1st Edition

Md Saquib Hasnain, Amit Kumar Nayak
April 03, 2019

This new volume explores the latest research on the use of alginate as a biopolymer in various biomedical applications and therapeutics. The uses of alginates and modified alginates discussed in this book include tissue regeneration, encapsulation and delivery of drugs, nucleic acid materials,...

Polymer and Ceramic Composite Materials: Emergent Properties and Applications

1st Edition

Noureddine Ramdani
February 06, 2019

This book summarizes recent advances in the fabrication methods, properties, and applications of various ceramic-filled polymer matrix composites. Surface-modification methods and chemical functionalization of the ceramic fillers are explored in detail, and the outstanding thermal and mechanical...

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