• Polymers are studied in the fields of biophysics and macromolecular science , and polymer science (which includes polymer chemistry and polymer physics ). (wikipedia.org)
  • In the article industrial polymers, chemistry of , polymers are categorized according to whether they are formed through chain-growth or step-growth reactions. (britannica.com)
  • Each stage is achieved by a combination of modern polymer chemistry and state-of-the-art computer simulations. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Materials Chemistry research at Warwick covers molecular materials, polymers, extended inorganic solids, and devices for photovoltaic applications. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • The University of Warwick is a global centre of excellence for Polymer Chemistry. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Join us as a master student on our MSc in Polymer Chemistry at the University of Warwick. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Members benefit from the scientific infrastructure and expertise at Warwick, Polymer Club network conferences, access to education, the opportunity to advice on and direct new collaborative research and outputs, and access to future employees specialized in polymer and colloid chemistry. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Polymer Chemistry and Biology. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Polymer Bulletin publishes significant advances in polymer science, including chemistry, physical chemistry, physics and material science. (springer.com)
  • Multiply-bonded compounds of silicon and germanium have proven to be powerful building blocks in organometallic chemistry just as alkenes and alkynes are in organic synthesis and polymer chemistry. (uwo.ca)
  • Her group continues to explore the chemistry and applications of this novel class of polymers. (uwo.ca)
  • CARMEN SCHOLZ, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where her research concentrates on the synthesis and characterization of biocompatible and biodegradable polymers. (wiley-vch.de)
  • By making small changes to the chemistry of the RAFT agent, polymers can be crafted in a huge variety of ways - long, branched, grafted or star shaped. (www.csiro.au)
  • Polymer Chemistry (Polymer/Colloid Science and Engineering) research at Stony Brook is centered around the investigations of polymer structures, morphologies and dynamics from atomic, nanoscopic, microscopic to mesoscopic scales. (stonybrook.edu)
  • My research group is interested in the common ground shared by polymer, organic, and materials chemistry and we are involved in the design, synthesis, and characterization of polymer-based organic materials. (stonybrook.edu)
  • Green chemistry, the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances, is a powerful tool in designing safer polymers. (wiley.com)
  • By adhering to the principles of green chemistry, manufacturers can produce polymers that are better for the environment, and can do so in an economically sound manner. (wiley.com)
  • This valuable guide approaches the manufacture of polymers from two perspectives, incorporating the principles of green chemistry with the guidance of the Polymer Exemption Rule to design environmentally benign polymers. (wiley.com)
  • Green Chemistry and Its Role in Designing Safer Polymers. (wiley.com)
  • In an effort to assist those in the industry develop safer polymers, this volume focuses on 12 principles of ""green"" chemistry. (wiley.com)
  • The meeting was focused on the broad range of polymer-related topics, including polymer chemistry, polymer physics and biomedical / pharmaceutical applications of polymers. (google.com)
  • RAPS is grateful to Varian, Polymer Laboratories, Wyatt Technology, Malvern, Viscotek and Polymer Chemistry journal (RSC) for sponsoring this year's meeting. (google.com)
  • Drawing on over 45 years of hands-on experience, the author provides in-depth knowledge of water-blown cellular polymers, from their chemistry to formulation and process methodology. (degruyter.com)
  • The first part on the fundamentals of CVD polymers is followed by a detailed coverage of the materials chemistry of CVD polymers, including the main synthesis mechanisms and the resultant classes of materials. (recordedbooks.com)
  • Peter J. Roth and Andrew B. Lowe introduce this themed issue for Polymer Chemistry on stimulus-responsive polymers. (rsc.org)
  • Our research combines modern synthetic polymer chemistry, fundamental polymer physics, and colloid chemistry. (helsinki.fi)
  • 519 661-2111 ext 83122/86302 synthesis, characterization and applications of new organometallic polymers. (uwo.ca)
  • Current research projects include the synthesis of highly metallized polymers as precursors to novel heterogeneous catalysts, the synthesis of novel p-type semiconducting polymers for use in photovoltaic devices, and the study of organic radical polymers as redox shuttles for energy storage applications. (uwo.ca)
  • The design, synthesis, characterization, and application of these bio-based polymers will be stressed. (aiche.org)
  • Highlighting dynamic developments in polymer synthesis, this book focuses on the chemical techniques. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Highlighting dynamic developments in polymer synthesis, this book focuses on the chemical techniques to synthesize and characterize biomedically relevant polymers and shows their application in biomedicine. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Polymer synthesis is a complex procedure and can take place in a variety of ways. (wiley-vch.de)
  • This book brings together the "Who is who" of polymer science to give the readers an overview of the large field of polymer synthesis. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Synthesis of peptides and polymers to probe the role of ADAM proteins in mammalian fertilization. (stonybrook.edu)
  • The researchers also tried this technique with four other types of polymer network synthesis reactions. (eurekalert.org)
  • A number of polymer synthesis frameworks, approaches, methods, and experiments have been developed to the point of industrial application. (oreilly.com)
  • Polymer innovation process shows process synthesis fits into that structure and in turn influences the development of systematic synthesis process. (oreilly.com)
  • For the past three decades, conjugated polymers have emerged as one of the most promising polymeric materials for commercial applications due to their tunable structure and properties which can be controlled through organic synthesis and processing methods. (mdpi.com)
  • In this Special Issue, we call for papers concerning with synthesis, theory and application of conjugated polymers, conjugated polymer based nanocomposites and self-assemblies. (mdpi.com)
  • Of particular interests are new structures and functions resulting from synthesis and processing of conjugated polymers, new insights on structure-property relationship leading to emergent/enhanced functions, and developing greater understanding and control of conjugated polymer photophysics and spectroscopy at various length and temporal scales. (mdpi.com)
  • The scope of the book encompasses CVD polymerization processes which directly translate the chemical mechanisms of traditional polymer synthesis and organic synthesis in homogeneous liquids into heterogeneous processes for the modification of solid surfaces. (recordedbooks.com)
  • In vinyl polymers, so called because they are generally derived from substituted vinyl reactants or monomers (Figure 2), the polymer backbone is composed of only carbon atoms. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Copolymers are polymers derived from two different monomers (M andN). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Polymers, both natural and synthetic, are created via polymerization of many small molecules, known as monomers . (wikipedia.org)
  • The researchers will use nature's catalysts - enzymes, to reduce polymers to their component monomers for recovering valuable components, or for remanufacture. (bath.ac.uk)
  • RAFT can be used with a wide range of monomers and reaction conditions and gives unprecedented control over polymer size, composition and architecture. (www.csiro.au)
  • A condensation polymer is one in which the repeating structural unit contains fewer atoms than that of the monomer or monomers because of the splitting off of water or some other substance, e.g., polyesters and polycarbonates . (factmonster.com)
  • Polymerization, the chemical process of forming polymers from their component monomers, is often a complex process that may be initiated or sustained by heat, pressure, or the presence of one or more catalysts. (factmonster.com)
  • Lipids are polymers because they are formed by condensation reactions from fatty acid monomers and alcohols. (reference.com)
  • It takes only seconds for the Sandia/UNM method to evenly pre-distribute monomers simpler precursors of polymers within a silica matrix through self-assembly. (sandia.gov)
  • Exposure to UV light polymerizes the monomers into conjugated polymers housed in nanoscopic channels that penetrate the matrix of the material. (sandia.gov)
  • This review summarizes pH-responsive monomers, polymers and their derivative nano- and micro-structures including micelles, cross-linked micelles, microgels and hydrogels. (rsc.org)
  • Typically, single chain cyclized/knotted polymers are synthesized by deactivation enhanced ATRP of multivinyl monomers via kinetically controlled strategy. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is worthy to note that due to the multiple reactive sites of the multivinyl monomers, plenty of unreacted pendent vinyl groups are introduced to linear primary polymer chains. (wikipedia.org)
  • The latest paper appears as the cover article in Macromolecules , a leading journal for polymer science. (phys.org)
  • A polymer is a substance composed of macromolecules. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is because books have been available for some time on the well-established commercial polymers and developments in them have not been as marked re- cently as in the aromatic and heterocyclic macromolecules. (springer.com)
  • In this article, the major commercially employed polymers are divided by the composition of their "backbones," the chains of linked repeating units that make up the macromolecules. (britannica.com)
  • This project aims to elucidate the molecular-level mechanisms of antifreeze active synthetic polymers and use this information to develop novel macromolecules with well-defined, optimised properties. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Chapter authors provide a wide variety of novel contributions in areas that include: cationically-charged macromolecules, pseudo-peptides, polycondensates, polymer drugs and prodrugs, controlled radical polymerization, and self-assembly. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Polymers are huge macromolecules composed of repeating structural units. (wiley-vch.de)
  • and problems of polymer modification and the reactivity of functional groups of macromolecules. (elsevier.com)
  • Unlike the other biological macromolecules, lipids are not polymers. (reference.com)
  • Key to the widespread application of smart polymers in drug delivery is understanding the mechanistic interplay, as well as consequence, of the presence of these macromolecules within living systems. (rsc.org)
  • On the other hand, it is also a training venue for learning the fundamentals of polymers, 3D printing technology, characterization techniques, thermo-mechanical evaluation, etc. in a relatively short time. (rsc.org)
  • He has developed and adapted new Raman techniques, especially for industrial polymer characterization and process monitoring. (wiley.com)
  • What we discovered is these types of polymers crystalize in an unusual way when cooled after melting," Alamo said. (phys.org)
  • We are fast growing efficient company from Poland offering various types of polymers to plastic industry. (tradekey.com)
  • They were not able to measure the number of loops for all of those types of polymers, but they did find similar improvements in the strength of the materials. (eurekalert.org)
  • The Polymer Exemption Rule delineates types of polymers that are expected to be of reduced risk. (wiley.com)
  • We engineer complex, groundbreaking acrylic and polymer material structures that our competitors simply can't. (reynoldspolymer.com)
  • Regular structures with little or no branching allow the polymer chains to fit close together, forming a crystalline structure. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The ability of synthetic genetic polymers (XNAs) with alternative backbone chemistries not found in nature to fold into defined structures and bind ligands 4 raises the possibility that these too might be capable of forming catalysts (XNAzymes). (nature.com)
  • Using this approach, they were able to cut the number of loops in half, in a variety of different polymer network structures. (eurekalert.org)
  • Each unit of the polymer can consist of any of a number of molecules, from a simple chain of sulphur-carbon bonds, to much more complicated ring structures. (newscientist.com)
  • While this problem could be solved by incorporating the polymers in hard silica scaffolds, previous research groups at other institutions had found that implanting conjugated polymers into pre-existing silica structures to be a time-consuming, inaccurate, and relatively expensive process. (sandia.gov)
  • Quasicrystals-orderly but not-quite-crystalline structures-have mostly appeared in solids, but researchers have now made a larger-scale version with polymers. (aps.org)
  • The spacing between the polymer structures is 100 times larger than between atoms, so it's difficult to apply the quantum mechanical theories from previous quasicrystals to this new type. (aps.org)
  • In 2004 a team in England found that an organic compound dissolved in a liquid forms quasicrystalline structures, and now Tomonari Dotera of Kyoto University and Yushu Matsushita of Nagoya University in Japan and their colleagues have added polymers-long-chain molecules-to the list. (aps.org)
  • The spatial extent of the polymer pattern is small, so it might be a mixture of misaligned crystal-like structures, rather than a true quasicrystal, says Christopher Henley of Cornell University. (aps.org)
  • According to Dotera, these polymer structures are of a size that could lead to new types of photonic crystals-structures that can manipulate light for possible future devices, such as optical chips that would use "light circuits" instead of electrons. (aps.org)
  • Alamo's group showed that polymer crystallization is controlled by molecular events that take place at the crystal growth front. (phys.org)
  • The properties of polymers are dependent on many factors including inter- and intrachain bonding, the nature of the backbone, processing events, presence/absence of additives including other polymers, chain size and geometry, and molecular weight distribution. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The term "polymer" derives from the Greek word πολύς ( polus , meaning "many, much") and μέρος ( meros , meaning "part"), and refers to a molecule whose structure is composed of multiple repeating units, from which originates a characteristic of high relative molecular mass and attendant properties. (wikipedia.org)
  • [3] The units composing polymers derive, actually or conceptually, from molecules of low relative molecular mass. [3] The term was coined in 1833 by Jöns Jacob Berzelius , though with a definition distinct from the modern IUPAC definition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Polymers are studied from the molecular level through the nano-to-macro continuum using fundamental materials-focused scientific approaches. (nsf.gov)
  • Carry out time-resolved studies to monitor molecular chains and hydrogen bonds in polymers. (esrf.fr)
  • The project brings together experts in molecular and structural biology, polymer materials and sustainable technologies from Bath, The Ohio State University , University of São Paulo and Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) . (bath.ac.uk)
  • Traditional approaches to creating polymers (known as polymerisation) tend to result in a diverse blend of polymers and give little or no control over their molecular structure and properties. (www.csiro.au)
  • polymer pŏl´əmər [ key ] , chemical compound with high molecular weight consisting of a number of structural units linked together by covalent bonds (see chemical bond ). (factmonster.com)
  • An addition polymer is one in which the molecular formula of the repeating structural unit is identical to that of the monomer, e.g., polyethylene and polystyrene . (factmonster.com)
  • At the molecular level, these polymer networks contain structural flaws that weaken them. (eurekalert.org)
  • Polymers of moderate molecular weight are fluids, while high molecular weight, slightly cross-linked polymers are elastomeric. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Use patented methods to characterize polymer properties and molecular-weight distributions. (aspentech.com)
  • The category should be plastics and polymers. (answers.com)
  • Plastics and polymers are the fasting growing category of materials. (answers.com)
  • The Intertek plastics and composites testing laboratory provides fast turnaround on plastic and composite sample testing and reporting, using state-of-the-art composite, plastics and polymers testing instrumentation. (intertek.com)
  • The laboratory services a wide range of industries using plastics and polymers, including consumer, electronics, aerospace, automotive, building products and many other clients. (intertek.com)
  • Because most polymer mixtures contain chains of varying lengths, the chain length is often referred to in terms of average chain length or average DP. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Some linear chains have extensions (beyond the substitution) coming off the polymer backbone. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Polymer chains can be connected to one another chemically or physically, much like a knot can connect two pieces of string. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Appearance of real linear polymer chains as recorded using an atomic force microscope on a surface, under liquid medium. (wikipedia.org)
  • The simplest theoretical models for polymers are ideal chains . (wikipedia.org)
  • We enable you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risks in your polymer and plastics operations, supply chains and business processes. (intertek.com)
  • CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Plastic, rubber, and many other useful materials are made of polymers -- long chains arranged in a cross-linked network. (eurekalert.org)
  • The researchers found that the loops can make up about 9 percent to nearly 100 percent of the network, depending on the concentration of polymer chains in the starting material and other factors. (eurekalert.org)
  • Polymers are long chains of smaller repeating elements. (reference.com)
  • Block copolymers are a unique set of materials in which two chemically distinct polymer chains (or blocks) are covalently bonded at a point. (princeton.edu)
  • The polymer is in a "gel" state, only partially liquid, which keeps the polymer chains somewhat bound together. (wikipedia.org)
  • The polymer chains within the fibers also have a large degree of orientation, which increases strength. (wikipedia.org)
  • As such, single chain cyclized/knotted polymers consist of many of these links (intramolecularly cyclized), as opposed to other polymer architectures including branched and crosslinked polymers that are formed by two or more polymer chains in combination. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, multiple unreacted pendent vinyl groups are introduced into the linear primary polymer chains, resulting in a high local/spatial vinyl concentration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using the deactivation enhanced strategy, a relatively small instantaneous kinetic chain length limits the number of vinyl groups that can be added to a propagating chain end during each activation/deactivation cycles and thus keeps the polymer chains growing in a limited space. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this way, unlike what happens in free radical polymerization (FRP), the formation of huge polymer chains and large-scale combinations at early reaction stages is avoided. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although the opportunity for intermolecular reactions can increase as the polymer chains grow, the likelihood of this occurring at the early stage of reactions is minimal due to the low chain concentration, which is why single chain cyclized/knotted polymers can form. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to Menon, the team included theoretical physicist Benny Davidovitch, polymer scientist Thomas Russell and a former UMass postdoctoral physics researcher, Deepak Kumar. (umass.edu)
  • RAPS is very grateful to our sponsors Wyatt Technology, Polymer Laboratories, Viscotech and the Institute of Physics for their support. (google.com)
  • The large element size in polymer quasicrystals may also have theoretical implications, because the same quantum mechanical physics thought to explain the atom arrangement in metallic quasicrystals does not apply to large polymer molecules. (aps.org)
  • Major industrial polymers , chemical compounds used in the manufacture of synthetic industrial materials. (britannica.com)
  • Classified according to composition, industrial polymers are either carbon-chain polymers (also called vinyls) or heterochain polymers (also called noncarbon-chain, or nonvinyls). (britannica.com)
  • By far the most important industrial polymers (for example, virtually all the commodity plastics) are polymerized olefins . (britannica.com)
  • The current research topics include fiber formation and deformation at nano- and micro-scales, high pressure study under supercritical conditions, mineralization under polymer nanostructured templates, organic/inorganic hybrid nanocomposites, phase transitions of polymers, polymer/DNA interactions, new polymer media for DNA electrophoresis, polymer crystallization, polymer melts and solutions during flow, supramolecular synthetic and biological molecules. (stonybrook.edu)
  • The authors are PhD-holders Imanol González and IñakiEguiazabal and their paper deals with an application of the above-mentioned synergy between polymer blends and nanocomposites. (eurekalert.org)
  • For example, while China is exhibiting high growth in demand for high performance polymers, most suppliers have been reluctant to add polymerization capacity in the region. (redorbit.com)
  • 1. A method for producing diene-modified isotactic propylene polymer, said method comprising combining in a reaction zone under suitable polymerization conditions propylene, one or more α-ω-dienes, and a metallocene catalyst system. (google.com)
  • The remaining chapters describe the proposed nomenclature of polymer products obtained from other stereospecific polymerization reactions. (elsevier.com)
  • All relevant topics are covered, with chapters focusing on different types of polymerization reactions, important classes of polymers, or on their applications. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Identify the possible role of human intervention in improving and modifying polymerization processes and polymer technology. (rug.nl)
  • This paper is concerned with the process of forming such polymers by RAFT polymerization. (rsc.org)
  • [6] Due to their broad range of properties, [7] both synthetic and natural polymers play essential and ubiquitous roles in everyday life. (wikipedia.org)
  • A variety of other natural polymers exist, such as cellulose , which is the main constituent of wood and paper. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the article man-made fibre , fibres are classified as either made from modified natural polymers or made from entirely synthetic polymers. (britannica.com)
  • Natural polymers can be an alternative source for packaging development due to their precise taste and biodegradability. (hindawi.com)
  • Their use based on natural polymers and food grade additives has been continually increasing in the food industry and medical industries [ 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Mallard Creek Polymers is highlighting three key themes at the renewed site: Making Customized Solutions Work, Creative Innovation and Service, and Performance Creates Opportunity. (prweb.com)
  • Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (prweb.com)
  • There continues to be a great deal of change at Mallard Creek Polymers and that change is reflected in the new, redesigned homepage. (prweb.com)
  • Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc. (MCP) is excited to release the newest changes to the company website. (prweb.com)
  • MCP and Knowmad , an award-winning web design and internet marketing firm located in Charlotte, NC, worked hard to showcase the growth that Mallard Creek Polymers had enjoyed with the launch of a new website in January 2010. (prweb.com)
  • In plastic (thermoplastic and thermosetting resins) , polymers are divided between those that are soluble in selective solvents and can be reversibly softened by heat (thermoplastics) and those that form three-dimensional networks which are not soluble and cannot be softened by heat without decomposition (thermosets). (britannica.com)
  • Right now, the Group's most recent line of work is focussing on the study of nanocomposite systems consisting of thermoplastic polymers and organically modified laminated clays or carbon nanotubes. (eurekalert.org)
  • If the polymer is a thermoplastic then it can be simply melted, otherwise it is dissolved in a solvent or chemically treated to form soluble or thermoplastic derivatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • The DMR Polymers Program supports fundamental research and education on polymeric materials and polymer science. (nsf.gov)
  • While interdisciplinarity is stressed, a central goal includes developing and advancing the foundations of polymer science across the wide horizon of the polymer field through innovative research and education projects. (nsf.gov)
  • Within the context of societal challenges, proposals offering fundamental polymer-science approaches toward sustainable materials or addressing the environmental burden of plastics are especially welcome. (nsf.gov)
  • Benjamin Mattes, CEO of Santa Fe Science and Technology, is building strong, long-lasting artificial muscles out of conducting polymers that expand and contract in response to changes in the flow of ions into the materials. (technologyreview.com)
  • Thanks to such advances in materials science, electroactive polymers are starting to yield useful biomedical devices. (technologyreview.com)
  • The Polymer Club is a consortium which links Warwick Polymer and Colloid Science to global industries with an interest in polymer science. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Dr Janet Scott, who is leading a transatlantic project to tackle effective recycling of polymers, shares her passion for science with us. (bath.ac.uk)
  • The study of polymer science begins with understanding the methods in which these materials are synthesized. (wiley-vch.de)
  • The research is aimed at bridging the gap between science and technology in the area of polymer processing and design, through the use of experimental and computational tools in the modeling of the full thermo-mechanical history of material (elements) during their formation, processing and final design, to quantitatively predict properties of processed objects. (tue.nl)
  • SPE Polymers is soliciting research articles in all areas of polymer science, polymer engineering, and polymer technology. (4spe.org)
  • Right from the start, the activity of the Polymer Technology Group, which is part of the UPV/EHU's Department of Polymer Science and Technology and the Institute for Polymer Materials, POLYMAT, has concentrated mainly on the study of polymer blends in order to obtain new materials with optimized features. (eurekalert.org)
  • Professor Thomas P. Russell, polymer science and engineering, was recently honored by the Neutron Scattering Society of America with its highest honor, the Clifford G. Shull Prize in Neutron Science, for "his pivotal role in the application of neutron reflectivity and small-angle neutron scattering to polymer science and his important work on behalf of the neutron scattering community. (umass.edu)
  • The Department of Polymer Science and Engineering and the Center for UMass - Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP) will be hosting its annual Spring Polymer Event and Poster Session on the mornings of May 18th and 19th, using two highly interactive virtual platforms. (umass.edu)
  • In this event, the broad scope of polymer science, soft materials, and engineering topics will be covered. (umass.edu)
  • This joint meeting between RAMS (Recent Appointees in Material science) and RAPS (Recent Appointees in Polymer Science) brought together academic and industrial appointees in both Materials and Polymers at the beginning of their careers (with at least one year's postdoctoral or industrial experience). (google.com)
  • Underlying the immediate application described above, the Sandia/UNM method is a generic, efficient solution to a problem that has puzzled modern materials science: how to efficiently distribute conjugated polymers inexpensive carbon-based polymers that due to special bonding patterns carry electrical current and produce changes in a material s optical properties within a hard, protective structure. (sandia.gov)
  • Polymers containing two or more different structural units, such as phenol-formaldehyde, are called copolymers. (factmonster.com)
  • as their distributor of synthetic emulsion polymers across Eastern Canada effective September 1st, 2016. (prweb.com)
  • Polymers and Plastics are synonymous in many applications and everyday things. (rsc.org)
  • This book summarizes the present state of knowledge on a number of inorganic polymers with respect to their potential biomedical applications. (springer.com)
  • Moreover, the combined application of inorganic polymers and organic polymeric molecules (formation of organic-inorganic hybrid materials) provides a variety of new materials with novel property combinations and diverse applications in nanomedicine. (springer.com)
  • Ashish Aneja, a Principal at Principia explains, "We have provided extensive depth in this assessment to identify new applications and customers for high performance polymers throughout the industry. (redorbit.com)
  • There are eight end-markets analyzed in the study that consume different kinds of high performance polymers for various applications. (redorbit.com)
  • Projects focused on processing, manufacturing, transport, engineering, devices, or applications of polymers are generally more suitable for programs in the NSF Engineering Directorate. (nsf.gov)
  • We have polymers designed for applications in which you come in the room, you turn the light on, and the thing disappears," Kohl says. (popularmechanics.com)
  • Edible polymers have appeared as a substitute for synthetic plastic for food applications and have received significant attention in recent years because of their advantages over synthetic polymer. (hindawi.com)
  • Particular focus is on the relationships between the chemical and physical properties of the polymers and their final characteristics and applications. (rug.nl)
  • The MCP line of synthetic emulsion polymers will be marketed and supported through the C.A.S.E division (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, and Elastomers) of Azelis Canada, expanding the current product offering of specialty water-based resin technology to these industry segments as well as other applications in the Construction, Specialty Textiles, Printing and Packaging markets. (prweb.com)
  • Such materials offer the potential for synergistic property combinations, and even entirely new applications where the polymer structure is used as a template, but their complex behavior makes tapping this potential a true challenge. (princeton.edu)
  • The polymer ecovio has already been able to prove itself in applications such as organic waste bags and agricultural films. (basf.com)
  • Recently, several major research programs in collaboration with the faculty of Biomedical Engineering Department and of Medical School have also been launched to apply the bioabsorbable/biocompatible polymers for medical applications, drug delivery and tissue engineering. (stonybrook.edu)
  • To bridge the gap from the underlying structure and kinetics of polymers to their respective applications via processing, we use advanced experimental, theoretical, and numerical methods. (tue.nl)
  • We live surrounded by polymers and today, rather than come up with new polymers, there is a tendency to modify them in order to obtain new applications. (eurekalert.org)
  • There is no doubt that conjugated polymers will continue to find new applications that will be of interest in various research fields. (mdpi.com)
  • Already widely used for the deposition of inorganic materials in the semiconductor industry, CVD has become the method of choice in many applications to process polymers as well. (recordedbooks.com)
  • Recent advances in field-responsive polymers, which have emerged as highly promising materials for numerous applications, are highlighted. (rsc.org)
  • The "older" heat-resistant polymers, e. g. , the thermosets and some of the fluorine-containing materials, are not dealt with in such depth as are the "newer" polymers with aromatic and/or heterocyclic rings in the chain. (springer.com)
  • Thermosetting polymers (thermosets) harden permanently when heated, as cross-linking hinder bending and rotations. (virginia.edu)
  • Composite materials, wet compression molding, HP-RTM, in-line compounding of long-fibre reinforced polymers, injection moulding (thermosets and thermoplastics), design and construction of composite parts. (uwo.ca)
  • The edible polymers were produced exclusively from renewable, edible ingredients and therefore were anticipated to degrade more readily than other polymeric materials [ 5 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Examples of biomedical inorganic polymers that have been proven to exhibit biomedical effects and/or have been applied in preclinical or clinical trials are polysilicate / silica glass (such as naturally formed "biosilica" and synthetic "bioglass") and inorganic polyphosphate. (springer.com)
  • Some biomedical inorganic polymers have already been applied e.g. as "bioglass" for bone repair and bone tissue engineering, or are used in food processing and in dental care (inorganic polyphosphates). (springer.com)
  • In addition to polysilicates and polyphosphate, there are a series of other inorganic polymers including polyarsenate and polyvanadate, the biological / biomedical properties of which have been only marginally studied so far. (springer.com)
  • Artificial muscles made of electroactive polymers impart lifelike movements to biomedical and robotic devices. (technologyreview.com)
  • Scientists believe that with this similarity to natural motion, electroactive polymers could revolutionize robotics and biomedical devices. (technologyreview.com)
  • DNA-based straight and branched polymers or nanomaterials that can be created and dissolved using biocompatible methods are now possible thanks to the work of US biomedical engineers. (innovateuk.org)
  • By changing the monomer, they created polymers with other characteristics. (asme.org)
  • Polymer and plastic testing services include physical, thermal, rheological, optical, aging, barrier, surface, flammability and mechanical properties which identify the characteristics of your raw materials or polymer and whether they meet specification. (intertek.com)
  • In this book, measurements using vibrational spectroscopy techniques for both the chemical and physical characteristics of polymers are described, alongside chapters covering spectra-structure correlations and spectra calculation. (wiley.com)
  • Measurements of the Chemical Characteristics of Polymers and Rubbers by Vibrational Spectroscopy (F. James Boerio and S. Wirasate). (wiley.com)
  • Measurement of the Physical Characteristics of Polymers by Vibrational Spectroscopy (Kohji Tashiro). (wiley.com)
  • While they do not share the same physical characteristics of other polymers, such as plastic, they still meet the definition of a polymer. (reference.com)
  • Polymer chemists and physicists are working hard to produce substitute materials to end problematic plastic waste. (phys.org)
  • Polymer chemists and plastics engineers will find the requirements for performance limits most 3D printing objects as prototypes rather than replacement parts. (rsc.org)
  • This book will prove useful to polymer chemists. (elsevier.com)
  • It is a one-stop reference and a must-have for all Chemists, Polymer Chemists, Chemists in Industry, and Materials Scientists. (wiley-vch.de)
  • The participant will learn the new developments in coatings technologies and the use of new high-performance polymers, smart additives and formulations methods including nanomaterials. (rsc.org)
  • As plastics producers struggle with a slowing economy, rising raw material prices, and increasing competition, the one bright spot in this industry continues to be that of high performance polymers (HPP). (redorbit.com)
  • High performance polymers continue to exhibit a growth rate that surpasses growth in GDP. (redorbit.com)
  • New companies entering the high performance polymers industry, new polymer introductions, and inter-material competition with metals make the field interesting for suppliers. (redorbit.com)
  • Although the majority of high performance polymers continue to be molded, other forms such as films, fibers, stock-shapes, and coatings are expanding the reach of high performance polymers. (redorbit.com)
  • The high performance polymers value-chain, from polymerized resins to articles of usable forms, is estimated to exceed $14 billion. (redorbit.com)
  • The growth in demand for high performance polymers is delineated as a function of the underlying market growth, new application development and specification, minus the attrition, for each polymer. (redorbit.com)
  • Polymers are large molecules composed of repeated chemical units. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The problem with having the standard mol block parser set an isPolymer flag by default is that code expecting 'normal' molecules would always have to check it in order to ensure that they aren't getting polymers. (mail-archive.com)
  • Polymers are materials composed of large molecules used to make everyday products from paint to sunscreen. (www.csiro.au)
  • Polymers are materials composed of large molecules. (www.csiro.au)
  • A polymer is a molecule that is created by combining other molecules through condensation reactions. (reference.com)
  • This resource contains worksheets on conducting polymers and shape changing polymers. (rsc.org)
  • Despite the length of its carbon chain, a fatty acid ester is a monomer, not a polymer. (reference.com)
  • In summary, polymers are strings made from monomer s (letters? (everything2.com)
  • Because chemical reactions break down the polymer, earlier versions were slow and able to survive only a few cycles. (technologyreview.com)
  • Stereoregular Polymers and Stereospecific Polymerizations, Volume 2 covers the reactions and physico-chemical properties of various polymers. (elsevier.com)
  • Like lipids, proteins, carbohydrates and nucleic acids are linked together through condensation reactions and broken apart through hydrolysis (water-absorbing) reactions, making them polymers as well. (reference.com)
  • Aspen Polymers is the market-leading technology for accurate and reliable design and optimization of polymer processes, accelerating new product innovation and enabling increased operational efficienc. (aspentech.com)
  • I interviewed at Ingenia Polymers in July 2014. (glassdoor.com)
  • I interviewed at Ingenia Polymers (Houston, TX) in March 2012. (glassdoor.com)
  • I interviewed at Ingenia Polymers (Houston, TX) in August 2012. (glassdoor.com)
  • Developer salaries at Ingenia Polymers can range from $62,091-$67,287. (glassdoor.com)
  • This estimate is based upon 1 Ingenia Polymers Developer salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. (glassdoor.com)
  • Looking beyond Ingenia Polymers? (glassdoor.com)
  • ATLANTA, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. medical engineers say they have developed biodegradable polymers that might help improve treatment of acute inflammatory illnesses. (upi.com)
  • Georgia Tech Assistant Professor Niren Murthy said a family of biodegradable polymers called polyketals and their derivatives might improve treatment for such inflammatory illnesses as acute lung injury, acute liver failure and inflammatory bowel disease by delivering drugs, proteins and snips of ribonucleic acid to disease locations in the body. (upi.com)
  • Determining the correct temperature for processing is key to producing better materials that will help scientists replace inexpensive polymers made from petroleum with economically viable, sustainable polymers. (phys.org)
  • Since the early 1990s, materials scientists and engineers have been developing electroactive polymers for use as sensors, actuators, and artificial muscles. (technologyreview.com)
  • With decades of experience in the polymers and plastics industries, our scientists have the knowledge to help you improve and qualify materials and products. (intertek.com)
  • Designing Safer Polymers is an indispensable working resource for polymer scientists and engineers, as well as corporate decision makers working in the polymer and chemical industries. (wiley.com)
  • Posters and presentations will be given by Students, Post-Doctoral Fellows and Visiting Scientists representing leading edge interdisciplinary research on polymers at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. (umass.edu)
  • There were 35 posters presented and 17 lecturers from young polymer scientists from the UK. (google.com)
  • Scientists from a US university have a created a new super stretchy, self-healing polymer that could lead to the creation of artificial muscle. (innovateuk.org)
  • John Chalmers (VS Consulting, UK) is one of the leading IR spectroscopists in the field of polymers. (wiley.com)
  • For published work of particular merit in the field of polymers. (iom3.org)
  • Our RAFT polymerisation process enables the production of polymers that are designed with enhanced properties for a myriad of uses across health, industry and agriculture. (www.csiro.au)
  • Padmanabh Alloys & Polymers Board Meeting Intimation for Considering Un-Audited Financial Results For Half Year Ended On 30/09/2019. (indiatimes.com)
  • PADMANABH ALLOYS & POLYMERS LTD.has informed BSE that the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company is scheduled on 14/11/2019 ,inter alia, to consider and approve un-audited financial results for half year ended on 30/09/2019. (indiatimes.com)
  • Padmanabh Alloys & Polymers Intimation Of Annual General Meeting To Be Held On 30Th September, 2019. (indiatimes.com)
  • Padmanabh Alloys & Polymers Board Meeting Intimation for Considering And Approving Un-Audited Financial Results For First Quarter Ended 30.06.2019. (indiatimes.com)
  • All polymers can be classified as either addition polymers or condensation polymers. (factmonster.com)
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Plastics, Polymers and Rubbers by Vibrational Spectroscopy (John M. Chalmers and Neil J. Everall). (wiley.com)
  • Metamaterials (those engineered to give properties not found in nature) often contain polymers and rubbers. (innovateuk.org)
  • In a linear polymer, the structural units are connected in a chain arrangement and thus need only be bifunctional, i.e., have two bonding sites. (factmonster.com)
  • When the structural unit is trifunctional (has three bonding sites), a nonlinear, or branched, polymer results. (factmonster.com)
  • The movement of long chain polymers through nanopores is a key part of many biological processes, including the transport of RNA, DNA, and proteins. (redorbit.com)
  • Argonne provides industry with the tools and expertise to optimize additive manufacturing polymer and composite materials and processes to fit application needs. (anl.gov)
  • Design of polymer products and shaping processes benefit from a change from experimental trial-and-error to quantitative predictive capability. (tue.nl)
  • Self-assembling processes of amphiphilic aqueous polymers, as well as their response to temperature, light, magnetic field, pH, and ionic strength are the essential topics. (helsinki.fi)
  • Polyisoprene of latex rubber is an example of a biological polymer, and the polystyrene of styrofoam is an example of a synthetic polymer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering have made new discoveries on the effects of temperature on sustainable polymers. (phys.org)
  • This phenomenon has never been observed in any other crystalline polymers, according to the researchers. (phys.org)
  • By improving the boundary conditions for polymer movement inside the pore, researchers demonstrated a significant increase in total time in the pore compared to earlier models. (redorbit.com)
  • But researchers in academia and industry have found ways to make the polymers stronger, more robust, and more efficient. (technologyreview.com)
  • Within 10 years, researchers aim to develop artificial limbs that provide feedback to the user, graceful autonomous robots that are powered by musclelike polymers, and even suits that enhance the strength and endurance of soldiers and rescue personnel. (technologyreview.com)
  • Researchers from Brazil, the UK and the US are coming together to work on an important global problem: effective recycling of polymers to keep their carbon in the manufacturing loop. (bath.ac.uk)
  • It aims to provide a meeting ground for researchers who daily encounter problems related to polymers and who welcome opportunities to share their discoveries in a most expeditious manner. (springer.com)
  • Researchers have developed a polymer that disappears in an instant when you push a button to trigger an internal mechanism or the sun hits it. (popularmechanics.com)
  • Several years ago, MIT researchers were the first to measure certain types of these defects, called "loops," which are caused when a chain in the polymer network binds to itself instead of another chain. (eurekalert.org)
  • Now, the same researchers have found a simple way to reduce the number of loops in a polymer network and thus strengthen materials made from polymers. (eurekalert.org)
  • To achieve this, the researchers simply add one of the components of the polymer network very slowly to a large quantity of the second component. (eurekalert.org)
  • In this paper, the researchers first focused on a type of polymer structure known as a star polymer network. (eurekalert.org)
  • Sandia researchers Alan Burns and Darryl Sasaki had characterized the responsiveness of two-dimensional films of these polymers to local stresses and temperature changes. (sandia.gov)
  • Researchers "connected the dots" in an electron microscope image of a polymer mixture (bottom) to show the first example of a polymer quasicrystal-an ordered pattern that never repeats (top). (aps.org)
  • The polymers are essentially gel-free and exhibit enhanced melt strength and shear thinning behavior. (google.com)
  • The description of stress-strain behavior is similar to that of metals, but a very important consideration for polymers is that the mechanical properties depend on the strain rate , temperature, and environmental conditions. (virginia.edu)
  • The melting behavior of semicrystalline polymers is intermediate between that of crystalline materials (sharp density change at a melting temperature) and that of a pure amorphous material (slight change in slope of density at the glass-transition temperature). (virginia.edu)
  • In this mini-review, we discuss multi-stimuli-responsive polymers, which exhibit upper critical solution temperature (UCST) behavior mainly in aqueous solutions, and focus on examples where counter ions, electricity, light, or pH influence the thermoresponsiveness of these polymers. (rsc.org)
  • Condensation polymer backbones include non-carbon atoms. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Most commonly, the continuously linked backbone of a polymer used for the preparation of plastics consists mainly of carbon atoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The polymers have from 3-8 carbon atoms, from about 0.00005 to about 5 mole percent diene based on the total weight of the polymer. (google.com)
  • A special issue of Polymers (ISSN 2073-4360). (mdpi.com)
  • Within these key themes, the company reinforces its' drive to create customized products for individual clients, whether these are acrylic polymer emulsions , carboxylated styrene-butadiene latexes, resin supported styrene-acrylics for printing and packaging, vinyl acetate latex emulsions, or rheology modifiers for concrete. (prweb.com)
  • Blog - Polymer Blog Series: Why perform Rheology testing for polymers? (intertek.com)
  • His group does computer simulation and experiments in a number of important polymer processing operations, including mixing (twin-screw extruders, static mixers, impingement mixing), die design, reactive processing, injection molding, liquid coating and rheology. (uwo.ca)
  • Products that we use in everyday life, from shampoo, paint and contact lenses to smartphones, toys and sunscreen, contain polymers. (www.csiro.au)
  • MCP is dedicated to meeting customer needs with a growing line of synthetic emulsion polymers and unparalleled customer focus. (prweb.com)
  • Aside from the widely used, technical polymers have been designed or processed with particular properties in mind, irrespective of their chemical composition. (esrf.fr)
  • New nano-reinforced materials based on technical polymers, and in the case of systems with carbon nanotubes, conductors of electricity, have been developed in this line. (eurekalert.org)
  • This conference and workshop will focus on bridging the knowledge gap and appreciation for the properties of polymer materials when applied to additive manufacturing methods and 3D printing. (rsc.org)
  • The properties of polymer memory are low-cost and high-performance, and have the potential for 3D stacking and mechanical flexibility. (gartner.com)
  • Evolution of catalysis independent of any natural polymer has implications for the definition of chemical boundary conditions for the emergence of life on Earth and elsewhere in the Universe 9 . (nature.com)
  • Functional polymers, on the other hand, are usually selected based on specific chemical groups rather than physical properties. (esrf.fr)
  • Heat up such a polymer and its chemical bonds change. (asme.org)
  • Contributors explore the properties of modified polymers and their preparation, covering topics ranging from radiation crosslinking of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) with ethylene glycol dimethacrylate to chemical modification of polymers and the influence of chemical structure on the properties of polymers. (elsevier.com)
  • The list of chemicals in Appendix A is intended only to serve as a guide and does not exclude any chemical that may represent the environment the polymer is subjected to in a specific application. (sae.org)
  • Responsive polymer-based materials are capable of altering their chemical and/or physical properties upon exposure to external stimuli. (rsc.org)
  • This paper reviews the chemical fundamentals of CO 2 -responsive polymers as well as the latest reported "smart" material systems switched by CO 2 . (rsc.org)
  • Synthetic polymers can be found in food additives, composite materials, drug packaging, artificial organs and solar cells. (esrf.fr)
  • Our experts can advise on formulation development, competitor material deformulation, comparative analysis of blends, regulatory submission data requirements and how polymer additives relate to performance. (intertek.com)
  • When lab director Mohsen Shahinpoor applies a voltage to an artificial "hand" made of a polymer-metal composite, its fingers curl into a fist. (technologyreview.com)
  • Zhang's key advance: a polymer-semiconductor composite that gets more electric bang for the buck and remains very flexible. (technologyreview.com)
  • EasySperse P-20 polymer is a spray-dried, optimized composite polyvinyl pyrrolidone (PVP) and methyl vinyl ether/maleic acid half ester. (ashland.com)
  • In this way the growing polymer chain covalently links to itself in a fashion similar to that of a knot in a piece of string. (wikipedia.org)
  • Special chapters deal with composites and conducting polymers, while others discuss the role of vibrational spectroscopy in understanding polymer weathering and degradation, and determining the optical, dielectric and solar and thermal properties of polymers. (wiley.com)
  • Peter Griffiths (University of Idaho, USA) is a world-famous expert in the field of Fourier Transform Spectroscopy (IR and Raman), not only on polymers. (wiley.com)
  • Depth Profiling of Polymers by Vibrational Spectroscopy (Peter M. Fredericks). (wiley.com)
  • Measurement of the Thermal and Solar Properties of Polymers by Vibrational Spectroscopy (M. Papini-Arconada and F. Papini). (wiley.com)
  • Polymer Optical and Dielectric Properties through Vibrational Spectroscopy (D.M. Smith and A.R. Chughtai). (wiley.com)
  • Variable-Temperature Rheo-Optical Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy of Polymers (H.W. Siesler, G.G. Hoffmann, O. Kolomiets, F. Pfeifer and M. Zahedi). (wiley.com)
  • Vibrational Spectroscopy of Polymer Composites (Kenneth C. Cole). (wiley.com)
  • This approach could potentially help to improve the strength of any material made from a gel or other cross-linked polymer, including plastics, membranes for water purification, adhesives made of epoxy, or hydrogels such as contact lenses. (eurekalert.org)
  • Oxygen is also commonly present in polymer backbones, such as those of polyethylene glycol , polysaccharides (in glycosidic bonds ), and DNA (in phosphodiester bonds ). (wikipedia.org)
  • in heterochain polymers a number of other elements are linked together in the backbones, including oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, and silicon. (britannica.com)