Chapter 15. Nanostructured Polymers

  1. Prof. Dr. C. N. R. Rao2,
  2. Prof. Dr. h.c. mult. Achim Müller3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. A. K. Cheetham Director4
  1. S. Ramakrishnan

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/352760247X.ch15

The Chemistry of Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications

The Chemistry of Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications

How to Cite

Ramakrishnan, S. (2004) Nanostructured Polymers, in The Chemistry of Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (eds C. N. R. Rao, A. Müller and A. K. Cheetham), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/352760247X.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Chemistry and Physics of Materials Unit and CSIR Centre of Excellence in Chemistry, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced, Scientific Research, Jakkur P.O., Bangalore 560 064, India

  2. 3

    Faculty of Chemistry, University of Bielefeld, Postfach 10 01 31, D-33501 Bielefeld, Germany

  3. 4

    Materials Research Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5121, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527306862

Online ISBN: 9783527602476

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Keywords:

  • nanostructured polymers;
  • polymerization;
  • block copolymers;
  • bulk phase separation;
  • lyotropic mesophases;
  • core-crosslinked systems;
  • shell-crosslinked systems;
  • nanocages;
  • rod–coil diblock copolymers

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Macromolecular Structural Control

    • Living Polymerization

  • Polymer Conformational Control

  • Morphology of Block Copolymers

  • Nanostructures Based on Bulk Phase Separation

  • Nanostructures Based on Lyotropic Mesophases

    • Core-Crosslinked Systems

    • Shell-Crosslinked Systems

    • Nanocages

  • Rod–Coil Diblock Copolymers

  • Nanostructures from Polymerized Surfactant Assemblies

  • Summary and Outlook

  • Acknowledgements

  • References