Miniemulsion Polymerization Technology

Miniemulsion Polymerization Technology

Editor(s): Vikas Mittal

Published Online: 2 AUG 2010

Print ISBN: 9780470625965

Online ISBN: 9780470922354

DOI: 10.1002/9780470922354

About this Book

Explains miniemulsion technology and techniques and why they have many distinct advantages over the conventional emulsion polymerization technology

Miniemulsion Polymerization Technology comprises 10 papers by many of the world's experts on the subject. It summarizes the recent advances in miniemulsion polymerization technology including the advances on the selection of surfactants and co-surfactants, the expansion of miniemulsion technology in various polymers and co-polymer systems, and the use of miniemulsion polymerization for the synthesis of advanced polymer particle morphologies.

There have been a large number of texts on emulsion and other forms of polymerization methods, but miniemulsion polymerization, though it provides unique routes for polymer particle synthesis, has been neglected.

This edited volume:

  • Details the use of miniemulsion polymerization in encapsulation, core shell functional particles, nitroxide mediated polymerization, atom transfer radical polymerization or radical addition fragmentation chain transfer polymerization, to generate advanced polymer nanoparticles or organic-inorganic composite particles
  • Examines the wide spectrum of commercial possibilities of miniemulsion polymerization
  • Provides both introductory material as well as deep insights into the synthesis of polymer particles

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