Supramolecular Polymers, Second Edition

Author: Alberto Ciferri

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420027921

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 776

View: 5591

Supramolecular Polymers, Second Edition details assembly processes and structure-function correlation in natural and synthetic self-assembling materials, focusing on developments occurred over the past five years. The book highlights developments in the synthesis of complex structures, chemical design principles, and theoretical models of growth processes resulting in an increasingly accurate prediction of stability, degree of polymerization, and shape of various assemblies. It focuses on the rich variety of properties, functions, and applications of self-assembling supramolecular polymers. Supramolecular Polymers, Second Edition ties together potential applications such as those of nanostructures with dynamic-combinatorial-adaptive self-healing features, opto-electronic devices, supramolecular amphiphiles, hydrogels, organic/inorganic nanocomposites, molecular biosensors, molecular imprinting, molecular engines, templates for superlattices with prescribed symmetry. Several chapters of the first edition have been updated or rewritten, and an equal number of new chapters have been added. More than 500 drawings, photographs, micrographs, equations, and tables enhance and reinforce essential concepts presented in the book. Authored by an expert in polymer mechanics, biopolymers, liquid crystals, and supramolecular assemblies, Supramolecular Polymers, Second Edition emphasizes fundamental principles at the basis of bottom-up nanotechnology, chemical design strategies, and exciting applications for various self-assembling materials for a unified and cutting-edge account of the field.
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Handbook of Conducting Polymers, Second Edition,

Author: Terje A. Skotheim

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824700508

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1120

View: 6874

Discussing theory and transport, synthesis, processing, properties, and applications, this second edition of a standard resource covers advances in the field of electrically conducting polymers and contains more than 1500 drawings, photographs, tables, and equations. Maintaining the style of presentation and depth of coverage that made the first edition so popular, it contains the authoritative contributions of an interdisciplinary team of world-renowned experts encompassing the fields of chemistry, physics, materials science, and engineering. The Handbook of Conducting Polymers highlights progress, delineates improvements, and examines novel tools for polymer and materials scientists..
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Supramolecular Chemistry

Author: Jonathan W. Steed,Jerry L. Atwood

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118681509

Category: Science

Page: 304

View: 3465

Supramolecular chemistry is ‘chemistry beyond the molecule’ - the chemistry of molecular assemblies and intermolecular bonds. It is one of today’s fastest growing disciplines, crossing a range of subjects from biological chemistry to materials science; and from synthesis to spectroscopy. Supramolecular Chemistry is an up-to-date, integrated textbook that tells the newcomer to the field everything they need to know to get started. Assuming little in the way of prior knowledge, the book covers the concepts behind the subject, its breadth, applications and the latest contemporary thinking in the area. It also includes coverage of the more important experimental and instrumental techniques needed by supramolecular chemists. The book has been thoroughly updated for this second edition. In addition to the strengths of the very popular first edition, this comprehensive new version expands coverage into a broad range of emerging areas. Clear explanations of both fundamental and nascent concepts are supplemented by up-to-date coverage of exciting emerging trends in the literature. Numerous examples and problems are included throughout the book. A system of “key references” allows rapid access to the secondary literature, and of course comprehensive primary literature citations are provided. A selection of the topics covered is listed below. Cation, anion, ion-pair and molecular host-guest chemistry Crystal engineering Topological entanglement Clathrates Self-assembly Molecular devices Dendrimers Supramolecular polymers Microfabrication Nanoparticles Chemical emergence Metal-organic frameworks Gels Ionic liquids Supramolecular catalysis Molecular electronics Polymorphism Gas sorption Anion-pinteractions Nanochemistry Supramolecular Chemistry is a must for both students new to the field and for experienced researchers wanting to explore the origins and wider context of their work. Review: "At just under 1000 pages, the second edition of Steed and Atwood's Supramolecular Chemistry is the most comprehensive overview of the area available in textbook form...highly recommended." Chemistry World, August 2009
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Polymer Syntheses

Author: Stanley Sandler

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 032315140X

Category: Science

Page: 414

View: 2812

Polymer Syntheses, Volume II presents detailed laboratory instructions for the preparation of different types of polymers. This book provides information pertinent to useful polymer synthesis. Organized into 10 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of resins derived from urea, melamine, or benzoguanamine. This text then examines the reaction of formaldehyde with hydrogen chloride, which has been shown to lead to the spontaneous production of carcinogen bis(chloromethyl) ether. Other chapters consider the topic of silicone resins or polyorganosiloxanes, as well as the uses of vinyl ether polymers in lacquer resins, adhesives, plasticizers, paints, and copolymer compositions. This book discusses as well the methods of polymerization of acrylic and of methacrylic acid. The final chapter deals with the health and safety aspects of the production of the monomer vinyl chloride. This book is a valuable resource for industrial and polymer chemists. Students of polymer chemistry will also find this book useful.
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Liquid Crystalline Functional Assemblies and Their Supramolecular Structures

Author: Takashi Kato

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3540778675

Category: Science

Page: 237

View: 1298

This book presents critical reviews of the present position and future trends in modern chemical research concerned with chemical structure and bonding. It contains short and concise reports, each written by the world's renowned experts. Still valid and useful after 5 or 10 years, more information as well as the electronic version of the whole content is available at: springerlink.com.
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Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry II

Author: George W. Gokel,Len Barbour

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0128031999

Category: Science

Page: 4568

View: 5579

Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry II, Second Edition is a ‘one-stop shop’ that covers supramolecular chemistry, a field that originated from the work of researchers in organic, inorganic and physical chemistry, with some biological influence. The original edition was structured to reflect, in part, the origin of the field. However, in the past two decades, the field has changed a great deal as reflected in this new work that covers the general principles of supramolecular chemistry and molecular recognition, experimental and computational methods in supramolecular chemistry, supramolecular receptors, dynamic supramolecular chemistry, supramolecular engineering, crystallographic (engineered) assemblies, sensors, imaging agents, devices and the latest in nanotechnology. Each section begins with an introduction by an expert in the field, who offers an initial perspective on the development of the field. Each article begins with outlining basic concepts before moving on to more advanced material. Contains content that begins with the basics before moving on to more complex concepts, making it suitable for advanced undergraduates as well as academic researchers Focuses on application of the theory in practice, with particular focus on areas that have gained increasing importance in the 21st century, including nanomedicine, nanotechnology and medicinal chemistry Fully rewritten to make a completely up-to-date reference work that covers all the major advances that have taken place since the First Edition published in 1996
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Functional Monomers and Polymers, Second Edition

Author: Kiichi Takemoto,Raphael M. Ottenbrite,Mikiharu Kamachi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824799915

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 552

View: 2481

Highlighting solutions to more recently identified problems, this work focuses on the chemistry and technology involved in the functionalization of monomers, and the preparation and processing of polymers to serve specific material needs. It reflects the advances that have occurred in the field since the publication of the first edition.
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Carraher's Polymer Chemistry, Tenth Edition

Author: Charles E. Carraher Jr.

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498737498

Category: Science

Page: 794

View: 1185

Carraher's Polymer Chemistry, Tenth Edition integrates the core areas of polymer science. Along with updating of each chapter, newly added content reflects the growing applications in Biochemistry, Biomaterials, and Sustainable Industries. Providing a user-friendly approach to the world of polymeric materials, the book allows students to integrate their chemical knowledge and establish a connection between fundamental and applied chemical information. It contains all of the elements of an introductory text with synthesis, property, application, and characterization. Special sections in each chapter contain definitions, learning objectives, questions, case studies and additional reading.
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Polymer Science and Technology

Author: Joel R. Fried

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0137039557

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 663

View: 1033

The Definitive Guide to Polymer Principles, Properties, Synthesis, Applications, and Simulations Now fully revised, Polymer Science and Technology, Third Edition, systematically reviews the field's current state and emerging advances. Leading polymer specialist Joel R. Fried offers modern coverage of both processing principles and applications in multiple industries, including medicine, biotechnology, chemicals, and electronics. This edition's new and expanded coverage ranges from advanced synthesis to the latest drug delivery applications. New topics include controlled radical polymerization, click chemistry, green chemistry, block copolymers, nanofillers, electrospinning, and more. A brand-new chapter offers extensive guidance for predicting polymer properties, including additional coverage of group correlations, and new discussions of the use of topological indices and neural networks. This is also the first introductory polymer text to fully explain computational polymer science, including molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo methods. Simulation concepts are supported with many application examples, ranging from prediction of PVT values to permeability and free volume. Fried thoroughly covers synthetic polymer chemistry; polymer properties in solution and in melt, rubber, and solid states; and all important categories of plastics. This revised edition also adds many new calculations, end-of-chapter problems, and references. In-depth coverage includes Polymer synthesis: step- and chain-growth; bulk, solution, suspension, emulsion, solid-state, and plasma; ionic liquids, and macromers; and genetic engineering Amorphous and crystalline states, transitions, mechanical properties, and solid-state characterization Polymers and the environment: degradation, stability, and more Additives, blends, block copolymers, and composites–including interpenetrating networks, nanocomposites, buckyballs, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and POSS Biopolymers, natural polymers, fibers, thermoplastics, elastomers, and thermosets Engineering and specialty polymers, from polycarbonates to ionic polymers and high-performance fibers Polymer rheology, processing, and modeling Correlations and simulations: group contribution, topological indices, artificial neural networks, molecular dynamics, and Monte Carlo simulations
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Introduction to Polymer Science and Chemistry

A Problem-Solving Approach, Second Edition

Author: Manas Chanda

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466553855

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 770

View: 3835

Industry and academia remain fascinated with the diverse properties and applications of polymers. However, most introductory books on this enormous and important field do not stress practical problem solving or include recent advances, which are critical for the modern polymer scientist-to-be. Updating the popular first edition of "the polymer book for the new millennium," Introduction to Polymer Science and Chemistry: A Problem-Solving Approach, Second Edition seamlessly integrates exploration of the fundamentals of polymer science and polymer chemistry. See What’s New in the Second Edition: Chapter on living/controlled radical polymerization, using a unique problem-solving approach Chapter on polymer synthesis by "click" chemistry, using a unique problem-solving approach Relevant and practical work-out problems and case studies Examples of novel methods of synthesis of complex polymer molecules by exciting new techniques Figures and schematics of the novel synthetic pathways described in the new examples Author Manas Chanda takes an innovative problem-solving approach in which the text presents worked-out problems or questions with answers at every step of the development of a new theory or concept, ensuring a better grasp of the subject and scope for self study. Containing 286 text-embedded solved problems and 277 end-of-chapter home-study problems (fully answered separately in a Solutions Manual), the book provides a comprehensive understanding of the subject. These features and more set this book apart from other currently available polymer chemistry texts.
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Modern Inorganic Synthetic Chemistry

Author: Ruren Xu,Yan Xu

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0444635955

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 808

View: 6830

Modern Inorganic Synthetic Chemistry, Second Edition captures, in five distinct sections, the latest advancements in inorganic synthetic chemistry, providing materials chemists, chemical engineers, and materials scientists with a valuable reference source to help them advance their research efforts and achieve breakthroughs. Section one includes six chapters centering on synthetic chemistry under specific conditions, such as high-temperature, low-temperature and cryogenic, hydrothermal and solvothermal, high-pressure, photochemical and fusion conditions. Section two focuses on the synthesis and related chemistry problems of highly distinct categories of inorganic compounds, including superheavy elements, coordination compounds and coordination polymers, cluster compounds, organometallic compounds, inorganic polymers, and nonstoichiometric compounds. Section three elaborates on the synthetic chemistry of five important classes of inorganic functional materials, namely, ordered porous materials, carbon materials, advanced ceramic materials, host-guest materials, and hierarchically structured materials. Section four consists of four chapters where the synthesis of functional inorganic aggregates is discussed, giving special attention to the growth of single crystals, assembly of nanomaterials, and preparation of amorphous materials and membranes. The new edition’s biggest highlight is Section five where the frontier in inorganic synthetic chemistry is reviewed by focusing on biomimetic synthesis and rationally designed synthesis. Focuses on the chemistry of inorganic synthesis, assembly, and organization of wide-ranging inorganic systems Covers all major methodologies of inorganic synthesis Provides state-of-the-art synthetic methods Includes real examples in the organization of complex inorganic functional materials Contains more than 4000 references that are all highly reflective of the latest advancement in inorganic synthetic chemistry Presents a comprehensive coverage of the key issues involved in modern inorganic synthetic chemistry as written by experts in the field
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Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry

Author: Akira Harada

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 352732321X

Category: Science

Page: 372

View: 351

Presenting the work of pioneering experts in this exciting field of supramolecular polymer chemistry, this monograph covers an extensive range of applications, including drug delivery and catalysis. It focuses on new structures and phenomena of cyclodextrin-based supramolecular polymers and many other compound classes. While providing a deeper insight in macromolecular recognition and the mechanisms of living systems, this book also introduces fascinating novel phenomena beyond natural systems.
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Physical Properties of Polymers

Author: James Mark

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521530187

Category: Science

Page: 519

View: 5140

Polymer science is a large and rapidly developing branch of modern materials chemistry. This book is a thoroughly revised and up-dated third edition of a well established textbook. Written by seven of the leading figures in the polymer science community it discusses the diverse physical states and associated properties of polymers. Each author contributes a chapter which reflects his own interests and expertise. Containing numerous problem sets and worked examples this third edition will be of primary interest to graduate students and researchers studying all aspects of polymeric materials.
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Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology

Author: Herman Francis Mark,Arza Seidel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: 9781118766941

Category: Plastics

Page: 15

View: 2035

An earlier edition was published under the title: Encyclopedia of polymer science and engineering.
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Metal-containing and Metallosupramolecular Polymers and Materials

Author: Ulrich Schubert,George Richard Newkome,Ian Manners

Publisher: Amer Chemical Society

ISBN: 9780841239296

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 575

View: 9702

The last few years have brought a dramatic boom in the area of metal-containing systems and materials, both in supramolecular and polymer chemistry as well as nanoscience. Besides synthetic advances, a major increase in knowledge regarding metallopolymer characterization has been apparent. Moreover, recently a growing interest in the application of these materials can be seen. Potential applications are identified in the areas of smart or intelligent materials, systems with special photochemical and photophysical properties (such as LEDs or solar cells), nanoscience, sensory materials, as well as materials with very special thermal and mechanical properties. This symposium series book covers the complete range of metal-containing polymers and materials by first-hand articles from the world-leading groups. These include design, synthesis, characterization as well as selected applications.
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Smart Polymers and their Applications

Author: Maria Rosa Aguilar,Julio San Román

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0857097024

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 584

View: 3411

Smart polymers are polymers that respond to different stimuli or changes in the environment. Smart Polymers and their Applications reviews the types, synthesis, properties, and applications of smart polymers. Chapters in part one focus on types of polymers, including temperature-, pH-, photo-, and enzyme-responsive polymers. Shape memory polymers, smart polymer hydrogels, and self-healing polymer systems are also explored. Part two highlights applications of smart polymers, including smart instructive polymer substrates for tissue engineering; smart polymer nanocarriers for drug delivery; the use of smart polymers in medical devices for minimally invasive surgery, diagnosis, and other applications; and smart polymers for bioseparation and other biotechnology applications. Further chapters discuss the use of smart polymers for textile and packaging applications, and for optical data storage. Smart Polymers and their Applications is a technical resource for chemists, chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, and other professionals in the polymer industry; manufacturers in such sectors as medical, automotive, and aerospace engineering; and academic researchers in polymer science. Reviews the different types of smart polymer, discussing their properties, structure, design, and characterization Reviews applications of smart polymers in such areas as biomedical engineering, textiles, and food packaging
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Cyclic Polymers

Author: E.R. Semlyen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0306471175

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 790

View: 7600

Cyclic Polymers (Second Edition) reviews the many recent advances in this rapidly expanding subject since the publication of the first edition in 1986. The preparation, characterisation, properties and applications of a wide range of organic and inorganic cyclic oligomers and polymers are described in detail, together with many examples of catenanes and rotaxanes. The importance of large cyclics in biological chemistry and molecular biology is emphasised by a wide coverage of circular DNA, cyclic peptides and cyclic oligosaccharides and polysaccharides. Experimental techniques and theoretical aspects of cyclic polymers are included, as well as examples of their uses such as ring opening polymerisation reactions to give commercially important materials. This book covers a wide range of topics which should be of interest to many scientific research workers (for example, in polymer science, chemistry and molecular biology), as well as providing a reference text for undergraduate and graduate students.
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Polymer Science

Author: Vasant R. Gowariker,N. V. Viswanathan,Jayadev Sreedhar

Publisher: New Age International

ISBN: 9780852263075

Category: 11030 - polymers

Page: 505

View: 4165

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Self-healing Materials

Fundamentals, Design Strategies, and Applications

Author: Swapan Kumar Ghosh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527625380

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 306

View: 6052

The book covers self-healing concepts for all important material classes and their applications: polymers, ceramics, non-metallic and metallic coatings, alloys, nanocomposites, concretes and cements, as well as ionomers. Beginning with the inspiration from biological self-healing, its mimickry and conceptual transfer into approaches for the self-repair of artificially created materials, this book explains the strategies and mechanisms for the readers' basic understanding, then covers the different material classes and suitable self-healing concepts, giving examples for their application in practical situations. As the first book in this swiftly growing research field, it is of great interest to readers from many scientific and engineering disciplines, such as physics and chemistry, civil, architectural, mechanical, electronics and aerospace engineering.
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Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry

Author: Akira Harada

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527639799

Category: Science

Page: 390

View: 5668

Presenting the work of pioneering experts in this exciting field of supramolecular polymer chemistry, this monograph covers an extensive range of applications, including drug delivery and catalysis. It focuses on new structures and phenomena of cyclodextrin-based supramolecular polymers and many other compound classes. While providing a deeper insight in macromolecular recognition and the mechanisms of living systems, this book also introduces fascinating novel phenomena beyond natural systems.
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