© Society of Chemical Industry
Volume 59, Issue 1
Kurt E. Geckeler
Version of Record online: 14 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2743
Moumita Kotal, Suneel K Srivastava and Anil K Bhowmick
Version of Record online: 14 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2686
The partially exfoliated PU/NBR blend (1:1 by weight) shows maximum improvement in tensile properties, Tg and thermal stability, LOI, storage and loss modulus for 1, 3 and 8 wt % DS-LDH respectively.
Xesús Feás, Lei Ye, Seyed V Hosseini, Cristina A Fente and Alberto Cepeda
Version of Record online: 24 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2690
Researchers in the scientific community actively discuss the fact that polymer hydrogels synthesized by crosslinking polly(allylamine hydrochloride) with epichlorohydrin do not show or show imprinting on the molecular level.
Yi-Kang Lan, Cheng Han Yang and Hsiao-Ching Yang
Version of Record online: 30 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2683
The hopping model and QM/MD calculations indicate that the main charge transfer route within the P3HT ordered domains is along the intrachain routes instead of the interchain routes.
Richard G. Jones
Version of Record online: 14 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2749
R. F. T. Stepto
Version of Record online: 14 DEC 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2748
Andrew J Duncan, John M Layman, Matthew P Cashion, Donald J Leo and Timothy E Long
Version of Record online: 24 SEP 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2684
Poly(arylene ether sulfone)s with systematically varied degrees of branching and sulfonation were synthesized through oligomeric A2 + B3 methods and characterized for application as electroactive polymer membranes.
Ali Pourjavadi and Mehran Kurdtabar
Version of Record online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2685
A series of porous hydrogels were prepared by neutralizing a conventional hydrogel after gel formation. The pores were induced into the hydrogel by water evaporation and gas releasing resulting from neutralization process.
Véronique Bennevault-Celton, Olek Maciejak, Bernard Desmazières and Hervé Cheradame
Version of Record online: 12 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2687
Kinetic NMR study of dimethyldimethoxysilane reactions (exchange, hydrolysis and condensation) in the conditions used for paper deacidification (alcohol medium) shows that condensation is the slowest.
Zhending She, Weiqiang Liu and Qingling Feng
Version of Record online: 23 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2688
Maintaining porous structure, good mechanical properties and cytocompatibility, adding of heparin leads silk fibroin/chitosan scaffold to be blood compatible and an effective heparin delivering system.
Jing An, Xiaoyan Yuan, Qingzhi Luo and Desong Wang
Version of Record online: 15 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2689
A nanocomposite of chitosan-g-methylmethacrylate (CS-g-MMA) containing Ag nanoparticles was prepared by in situ chemical reduction of Ag ions in an aqueous acetic acid solution of CS and graft copolymerization of MMA onto CS.
Djahida Lerari, Sophie Peeterbroeck, Samira Benali, Ahmed Benaboura and Philippe Dubois
Version of Record online: 12 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2691
New natural clay was employed to prepare nanocomposites of PMMA. The important enhancement of their thermal properties, shows the real interest to use this clay as reinforcing nanofiller in polymer matrices.
Jianhua Qiu, Yanwu Zhang, Xiaohong Meng, Haoqin Zhang and Jindun Liu
Version of Record online: 12 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2692
The compositions of the inverse microemulsion system were determined by pseudoternary phase diagrams. The reactivity ratios of Am (rAM = 0.61) and SSS (rSSS = 1.99) were calculated by the application of Kelen-Tüdös method.
Jirawut Junkasem, Ratana Rujiravanit, Brian P Grady and Pitt Supaphol
Version of Record online: 7 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2693
Electrospun poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) fibers reinforced with α-chitin whiskers were prepared with the content of the whiskers ranging from 2.5 to 11.4 wt%. The obtain fiber matrices were characterized by X-ray diffraction and dynamic mechanical analyses.
Wen Hu and Zheng-Ming Huang
Version of Record online: 19 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2695
An electrospinning technique has been applied to develop a new type of tissue sutures, which exhibited comparable strength requested by a suture application, had no cellular toxicity and performed preferable histological compatibility.
Kwang-Un Jeong, Jee Young Lim, Jong-Young Lee, Seong Lak Kang and Changwoon Nah
Version of Record online: 12 NOV 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2696
Based on the criteria of tensile properties and volume resistance, poly[ethylene-co-(ethyl acrylate)] (EEA)/MWCNT nanocomposite was selected as the best candidate for a SCL of high electrical power cables.
Yan Kou, Jinyan Wang, Mingxia Lv and Xigao Jian
Version of Record online: 22 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2697
Epoxy methacrylate resin UV-curable coating containing phthalazinone exhibited the excellent chemical and thermal stability, and it could be potential candidate of UV-curable zero volatile organic compound coating.
Belén Montero, Carmen Ramírez, Maite Rico, Luis Barral, Javier Díez and Joaquín López
Version of Record online: 23 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2698
The influence of an octaepoxy-POSS® in the thermal degradation mechanism of an epoxy-amine system was studied by thermogravimetric analysis, TGA. Moreover, a light improvement on flame retardancy by the presence of POSS® is proved.
Chin-Lung Chiang and Shu-Wei Hsu
Version of Record online: 15 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2699
The expandable graphite was functionalized by coupling agent. This will improve the compatibility between fillers and polymer to enhance the thermal stability and flame retardancy of composites.
João Fhilype Andrade Souto-Maior, Adriano Valim Reis, Liliane Neves Pedreiro and Osvaldo Albuquerque Cavalcanti
Version of Record online: 27 OCT 2009 | DOI: 10.1002/pi.2700
Pectin was crosslinked with Trisodium Trimetaphosphate, thereby obtaining a material with reduced water solubility. Pect-STMP, prebiotic and Eudragit® RS 30 D was used (in aqueous dispersion) to obtain coating, which can be applied in modified drug release.