Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications

Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications

Editor(s): Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Yves Gnanou, Ludwik Leibler

Published Online: 23 SEP 2011 01:37PM EST

Print ISBN: 9783527314461

Online ISBN: 9783527631421

DOI: 10.1002/9783527631421

About this Book

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.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Synthetic Techniques

    1. Chapter 1

      Macromolecular Engineering (pages 1–6)

      Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Prof. Dr. Yves Gnanou and Prof. Dr. Ludwik Leibler

    2. Chapter 4

      Ionic and Coordination Ring-Opening Polymerization (pages 103–159)

      Stanislaw Penczek, Andrzej Duda, Przemyslaw Kubisa and Stanislaw Slomkowski

    3. Chapter 5

      Radical Polymerization (pages 161–215)

      Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski and Wade A. Braunecker

    4. Chapter 9

      Supramolecular Polymer Engineering (pages 351–399)

      G. B. W. L. Ligthart, Oren A. Scherman, Rint P. Sijbesma and E. W. Meijer

  2. Part 2: Elements of Macromolecular Structural Control

    1. Chapter 6

      Polymers with Star-Related Structures (pages 909–972)

      Nikos Hadjichristidis, Marinos Pitsikalis and Hermis Iatrou

    2. Chapter 14

      Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Films – A General Approach to (Bio)functional Coatings (pages 1249–1305)

      Nadia Benkirane-Jessel, Philippe Lavalle, Vincent Ball, Joëlle Ogier, Bernard Senger, Catherine Picart, Pierre Schaaf, Jean-Claude Voegel and Gero Decher

    3. Chapter 16

      Complex Functional Macromolecules (pages 1341–1385)

      Zhiyun Chen, Chong Cheng, David S. Germack, Padma Gopalan, Brooke A. van Horn, Shrinivas Venkataraman and Karen L. Wooley

  3. Part 3: Structure-Property Correlation and Characterization Techniques

    1. Chapter 8

      Polymer Networks (pages 1687–1730)

      Karel Dušek and Miroslava Dušková-Smrc̆ková

  4. Part 4: Applications

    1. Chapter 5

      Polymeric Surfactants (pages 2181–2223)

      Henri Cramail, Eric Cloutet and Karunakaran Radhakrishnan

    2. Chapter 14

      Polymeric Drugs (pages 2541–2595)

      Tamara Minko, Jayant J. Khandare and Sreeja Jayant

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