Chapter 3. Supramolecular Control of Mechanical Properties in Single Molecules, Interfaces, and Macroscopic Materials

  1. Vincent M. Rotello and
  2. S. Thayumanavan
  1. David M. Loveless,
  2. Farrell R. Kersey and
  3. Stephen L. Craig

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470384053.ch3

Molecular Recognition and Polymers: Control of Polymer Structure and Self-Assembly

Molecular Recognition and Polymers: Control of Polymer Structure and Self-Assembly

How to Cite

Loveless, D. M., Kersey, F. R. and Craig, S. L. (2008) Supramolecular Control of Mechanical Properties in Single Molecules, Interfaces, and Macroscopic Materials, in Molecular Recognition and Polymers: Control of Polymer Structure and Self-Assembly (eds V. M. Rotello and S. Thayumanavan), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470384053.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Program in Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 710 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Duke University, Box 90354, Durham, NC 27708-0354, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470277386

Online ISBN: 9780470384053

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Keywords:

  • entanglement loss and chain scission;
  • mechanical properties and supramolecular control;
  • SP mechanics and SP bridging theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Background

  • Mechanical Properties of Linear SPs

  • Mechanical Properties of SP Networks

  • Mechanical Properties in SPs at Interfaces

  • Mechanical Forces and Supramolecular Interactions

  • Conclusions

  • References