16. Photodegradable Polymers

  1. Norman S. Allen
  1. Sahar Al-Malaika,
  2. C. Hewitt and
  3. H. H. Sheena

Published Online: 18 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470594179.ch16

Photochemistry and Photophysics of Polymer Materials

Photochemistry and Photophysics of Polymer Materials

How to Cite

Al-Malaika, S., Hewitt, C. and Sheena, H. H. (2010) Photodegradable Polymers, in Photochemistry and Photophysics of Polymer Materials (ed N. S. Allen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470594179.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chemistry and Materials Department, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. Polymer Processing & Performance, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470137963

Online ISBN: 9780470594179

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • photodegradable polymers;
  • ecolyte copolymers photolysis and further oxidation;
  • photodegradable polymer use in disposable packaging applications - important in recent times

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Scope

  • Background

  • Photodegradable polymers

  • Applications

  • References