Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics

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News: Archive

August 26, 2014
POLYOLEFINS: Thermal Behavior of Polyethylene Reactor Alloys Polymerized by Ziegler-Natta/Late Transition Metal Hybrid Catalyst

August 07, 2014
POLYOLEFINS: Preparation of Nanocomposites of Polypropylene with Carbon Nanotubes via Masterbatches Produced by In Situ Polymerization and by Melt Extrusion

July 03, 2014
POLYOLEFINS: Catalytic Olefin Polymerization Process Modeling: Multi-Scale Approach and Modeling Guidelines for Micro-Scale/Kinetic Modeling

June 23, 2014
POLYOLEFINS: Kinetics and Growth of Polyethylene Nanofibrils over Metallocene Catalyst Supported on Flat Silica and Spherical

June 18, 2014
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Bulk Crosslinking Copolymerization: Comparison of Different Modeling Approaches

February 19, 2014
SENSORS: Monitoring Polymerization Kinetics in Microreactors by Confocal Raman Microscopy

January 22, 2014
SENSORS: Filtrodynamics 2 - Effects of Particle Size and Filter Type on Trans-Filter Time-Dependent Pressure Signals

December 17, 2013
SENSORS: Robust Calorimetric Estimation of Semi-Continuous and Batch Emulsion Polymerization Systems with Covariance Estimation

November 20, 2013
POLYOLEFINS: Condensed Mode Cooling for Ethylene Polymerization: The Influence of the Heat of Sorption

October 17, 2013
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Polyolefin Surface Modification During Injection Molding Using Radical Reactions in Liquid Phase

October 02, 2013
SENSORS: Filtrodynamics: Time Dependent Trans-Filter Pressure Signals for Early Detection and Monitoring of Particulates During Chemical Processing

October 02, 2013
POLYOLEFINS: Growth Kinetics Obtained from Single Particle Gas-Phase Ethene Homopolymerization with a Ziegler–Natta Catalyst

August 16, 2013
POLYOLEFINS: Development of a Hetero-Bimetallic Phillips-Type Catalyst for Ethylene Polymerization

August 16, 2013
POLYOLEFINS: Ethylene Polymerization Over Ph2C(Cp)(2,7-t-Bu2Flu)ZrCl2 Supported On SiO2-MAO

August 16, 2013
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Coupling Microreaction Technologies, Polymer Chemistry, and Processing to Produce Polymeric Micro and Nanoparticles with Controlled Size, Morphology, and Composition

July 30, 2013
Stem Cells: Advanced Polymers for Stem Cell Research - From Laboratory to Clinic

July 29, 2013
Stem Cells: In Vitro Neo-Cartilage Formation

July 28, 2013
Stem Cells: The Fate of Tissue Development

July 27, 2013
Stem Cells: Phenotype-Independent Effects of Retroviral Transduction in Human Dental Pulp Stem Cells

April 18, 2013
POLYOLEFINS: Controlling Polyolefin Properties by In-Reactor Blending: 3. Mechanical Properties

March 19, 2013
POLYOLEFINS: Analysis of Slurry-Phase Co-Polymerization of Ethylene and 1-Butene by Ziegler–Natta Catalysts Part 1: Experimental Activity Profiles

December 19, 2012
POLYOLEFINS: Cycloolefin Copolymers by Early and Late Transition Metal Catalysts

December 13, 2012
POLYOLEFINS: Controlling Polyolefin Properties by In-Reactor Blending: 2. Particle Design

December 13, 2012
POLYOLEFINS: Design and Synthesis of Olefin Copolymers with Tunable Amounts of Comonomers Bearing Stabilizing Functionalities

November 20, 2012
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Is Quantum Tunneling Relevant in Free-Radical Polymerization?

November 13, 2012
SENSORS: Single-Point Intrinsic Viscosity and Density Measurements for In-Line MIMO Control Purposes of a Lumped-Distributed Polymeric System

October 17, 2012
SENSORS: Modeling of Polymer Network Formation from Preformed Precursors

October 17, 2012
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Investigating Cu(0)-Mediated Polymerizations: New Kinetic Insights Based on a Comparison of Kinetic Modeling with Experimental Data

September 25, 2012
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Modeling of Anionic Polymerization in Flow With Coupled Variations of Concentration, Viscosity, and Diffusivity

August 15, 2012
Stem Cells: Maintaining Stem Cells with Hydrogels

August 15, 2012
Stem Cells: Hydrogel/Mineral Composites for Bone Tissue Repair

August 15, 2012
Stem Cells: Artificial Organs

August 07, 2012
Stem Cells: Hydrogels from Natural Polysaccharides as 3D Cell Delivery System

August 07, 2012
Stem Cells: Electrospun PLA Fibers for Controlled TCP Release

August 02, 2012
Stem Cells: Fiber Thickness to Direct Stem Cell Differentiation

August 02, 2012
Stem Cells: PLLA/MWCNT Composites as Conductive Biomaterials

July 31, 2012
SENSORS: Quantum Chemical Investigation of Secondary Reactions in Poly(vinyl chloride) Free-Radical Polymerization

July 31, 2012
POLYOLEFINS: Controlling Polyolefin Properties by In-Reactor Blending, 1 - Polymerization Process, Precise Kinetics, and Molecular Properties of UHMW-PE Polymers

July 23, 2012
SENSORS: Detailed Microstructure Investigation of Acrylate/Methacrylate Functional Copolymers by Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulation

June 01, 2012
Stem Cells: Understanding Embryo Formation

May 31, 2012
Stem Cells: Multifunctionalized Nanoparticle Systems for Treatment of Central Nervous System Diseases

March 23, 2012
Stem Cells: Gelatin-Based Hydrogels as Potential Implantable Carriers for Stem Cells

March 22, 2012
Stem Cells: Polymeric Systems for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications

March 15, 2012
Polymer Conjugates: Molecular Bottlebrushes with Polypeptide Backbone

March 15, 2012
Polymer Conjugates: A Plethora of Block Copolypeptides

January 31, 2012
Stem Cells: Polymer-based Scaffold Designs For In Situ Vascular Tissue Engineering: Controlling Recruitment and Differentiation Behavior of Endothelial Colony Forming Cells

January 31, 2012
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Mathematical Modeling of Acid-Catalyzed 1,3-Propanediol Polymerization

January 24, 2012
SENSORS: A QM Approach to the Calculation of Reactivity Ratios in Free-Radical Copolymerization

January 24, 2012
SENSORS: Reaction Monitoring of Glycerol Step-Growth Polymerization Using ATR-FTIR Spectroscopy

December 20, 2011
Stem Cells: Mechanical Properties and Topographical Features in Concert - Influence on Cell Migration

December 19, 2011
Stem Cells: A Dextran-Based Polymer as Cell-Detaching Substrate

October 24, 2011
SENSORS: A Continuous-Flow Polymerization Microprocess with Online GPC and Inline Polymer Recovery by Micromixer-Assisted Nanoprecipitation

October 24, 2011
Stem Cells: Tissue-Specific Stem Cell Differentiation in an in vitro Airway Model

October 23, 2011
Stem Cells: Pullulan Hydrogels for Skin Regeneration

October 22, 2011
Stem Cells: Advanced Polymers for Stem Cell Research - The Series Continues

October 07, 2011
Polymer Conjugates: 3D Arrangement of Short DNA Oligonucleotides at Surfaces

September 20, 2011
POLYOLEFINS: Simultaneous Deconvolution of Molecular Weight and Chemical Composition Distribution of Ethylene/1-Olefin Copolymers: Strategy Validation and Comparison

September 20, 2011
POLYOLEFINS: Thermodynamic Data of Ethylene-Propane Mixtures in Condensed and Supercritical State

June 21, 2011
Stem Cells: A Library of Polyureas for Ligament Tissue Engineering

April 13, 2011
SENSORS: Semibatch Aqueous-Solution Polymerization of Acrylic Acid: Simultaneous Control of Molar Masses and Reaction Temperature

April 13, 2011
SENSORS: The Consumption of Oxygen and p-Methoxy-phenol in Acrylic Acid-kinetics and Modeling

April 05, 2011
Stem Cells: A Tool for Studying Stem Cells during Wound-Healing Processes

April 05, 2011
Stem Cells: Polymeric Scaffold for Adipose Stem Cells in Bone Tissue Engineering

April 05, 2011
POLYOLEFINS: Bimodality Criterion for the Chemical Composition Distribution of Ethylene/1-Olefin Copolymers: Theoretical Development and Experimental Validation

March 21, 2011
POLYMER DESIGN: Kinetic Modeling as a Tool to Understand and Improve the Nitroxide Mediated Polymerization of Styrene

March 16, 2011
Stem Cells: ECM Functionalized Microcavities to Control Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cell Fate

March 16, 2011
Stem Cells: Injectable Scaffold for Cardiac Tissue Engineering

February 22, 2011
SENSORS: In-Line Monitoring of Particle Size during Emulsion Polymerization under Different Operational Conditions using NIR Spectroscopy

February 17, 2011
Stem Cells: Moving Gradient Generation to the Third Dimension

February 15, 2011
Stem Cells: Low Thrombogenicity Coatings for Vascular Grafts

January 25, 2011
Polymer Conjugates: Grafting-from and RAFT Polymerization - A Powerful Combination

January 14, 2011
Stem Cells: Biodegradable Elastomers for Tissue Engineering and Cell–Biomaterial Interactions

December 16, 2010
Stem Cells: Agarose-Alginate Cryogel for Bioengineering Applications

December 16, 2010
Stem Cells: How to Sterilize PET Fibers for Vascular Grafts

December 09, 2010
Polymer Conjugates: Amine-Reactive PEGylated Nanoparticles for Potential Bioconjugation

November 11, 2010
SENSORS: In-Line Monitoring of Emulsion Polymerization Reactions Combining Heat Flow and Heat Balance Calorimetry

November 09, 2010
Stem Cells: Advanced Polymers for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine

October 27, 2010
Polymer Conjugates: Biologically Inspired Coiled Coil Linkers in Polymer-Drug Conjugates

September 29, 2010
Polymer Conjugates: A Playground for Novel Copolymers

September 29, 2010
Applying Functional Polymers at the Cutting Edge - MRC Special Issue on Biomedicine and Electronics

September 21, 2010
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Homogeneous Phase Copolymerizations of Vinylidene Fluoride and Hexafluoropropene in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

September 21, 2010
SENSORS: Modeling Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization Kinetics: Bulk and Miniemulsion

September 21, 2010
SENSORS: Advanced Monitoring and Control of Multi-monomer System in Emulsion Polymerization

September 20, 2010
New Challenges for Materials in Drug Delivery - MRC Special Issue on Therapeutics

September 07, 2010
POLYMER DESIGN: Kinetic Simulations of Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (ATRP) in Light of Chain Length Dependent Termination

September 07, 2010
SENSORS: Nitroxide-Mediated Radical Polymerization of Butyl Acrylate Using TEMPO: Improvement of Control Exploiting Nanoreactors?

September 07, 2010
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Homogeneous Polymerization: Benefits Brought by Microprocess Technologies to the Synthesis and Production of Polymers

September 06, 2010
Polymer Conjugates: How to Purify Proteins Using Polymers

September 05, 2010
Polymer Conjugates: Chemistry Meets Biology

August 10, 2010
Glorious Past, Exciting Future - MBS Special Issue on Analytical Ultracentrifugation

July 15, 2010
SENSORS: In-Line Monitoring of Vinyl Chloride Suspension Polymerization with Near Infrared Spectroscopy, 2 - Design of an Advanced Control Strategy

July 15, 2010
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: A Hybrid Galerkin-Monte-Carlo Approach to Higher-Dimensional Population Balances in Polymerization Kinetics

July 03, 2010
SENSORS: Fundamental Measurements in Online Polymerization Reaction Monitoring and Control with a Focus on ACOMP

June 23, 2010
POLYMER DESIGN: Describing the Structure of a Randomly Hyperbranched Polymer

June 16, 2010
Free Access - MBS Special Issue on Micro- and Nanocapsules

May 19, 2010
Free Access - MRC Special Issue on Metal-Containing Polymers

April 07, 2010
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: SP-PLP-EPR - A Novel Method for Detailed Studies into the Termination Kinetics of Radical Polymerization

March 11, 2010
The 2009 Macromolecular Cover of the Year!

February 02, 2010
SENSORS: Development of Advanced Software Tools for Computer-Aided Design, Simulation, and Optimization of Polymerization Processes

January 21, 2010
Multifunctional Micro- and Nanoparticles - MRC Special Issue out now!

January 08, 2010
SENSORS: Online Monitoring of Polyolefin Particle Growth in Catalytic Olefin Slurry Polymerization by Means of Lasentec Focused Beam Reflectance Measurement and Video Microscopy Probes

January 07, 2010
SENSORS: In-Line Monitoring of Vinyl Chloride Suspension Polymerization with Near-Infrared Spectroscopy, 1 - Analysis of Morphological Properties

December 22, 2009
POLYMER DESIGN: Kinetic Simulations of Reversible Chain Transfer Catalyzed Polymerization (RTCP): Guidelines to Optimum Molecular Weight Control

December 15, 2009
MRC Special Issue: Acrylate Free Radical Polymerization: From Mechanism to Polymer Design

December 15, 2009
MBS Special Issue: Biomaterials in China - Read Selected Articles for Free!

December 01, 2009
Cover of the Year 2009 - Macromolecular Journals Cover Competition

November 24, 2009
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Prediction of Propagation Rate Coefficients in Free Radical Solution Polymerization Based on Accurate Quantum Chemical Methods: Vinylic and Related Monomers, Including Acrylates and Acrylic Acid

November 17, 2009
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Continuous ATRP Synthesis of Block-Like Copolymers via Column Reactors: Design and Validation of a Kinetic Model

November 17, 2009
POLYMER DESIGN: Nitroxide-Mediated Radical Polymerization in Dispersed Systems: Compartmentalization and Nitroxide Partitioning

November 10, 2009
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November 02, 2009
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Microwave and Ionic Liquids: Inverse Temperature Dependence of Viscosity in Aqueous Medium of Grafted Copolymers

November 02, 2009
POLYOLEFINS: Hard versus Soft Materials as Supports for Metallocene and Post-Metallocene Catalysts

November 01, 2009
SENSORS: Modeling of Molecular Transfer in Heterophase Polymerization

October 12, 2009
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: FTIR Microscopy for Kinetic Measurements in High-Throughput Photopolymerization: Experimental Design and Application

August 03, 2009
Special Issue MRC - Self-Organized Materials for Optoelectronic Applications

July 17, 2009
TALENT: Plant Oils as Renewable Resources in Polymer Science

July 13, 2009
Free Access: New Technologies in Polymer Reaction Engineering

July 09, 2009
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Dispersed Polymers in a Continuous Taylor-Couette Reactor

July 09, 2009
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Low Catalyst Concentration in a Tubular Reactor

July 08, 2009
NEW TECHNOLOGIES: Special Article Series on 'New Production and Enabling Technologies in Polymer Reaction Engineering'

June 24, 2009
New ISI Impact Factors - Polymer Journals Improve Fast

June 08, 2009
Free Access to Special Issue MRC - 25 Years of MPI for Polymer Research, Mainz

February 19, 2009
MBS Special Issue - Polymers in Life Sciences - Free Access to Selected Articles

February 19, 2009
Happy Birthday, MRC - Free Access to the Anniversary Special Issue for a Limited Time!

January 27, 2009
Rolf Mülhaupt Receives Staudinger Prize 2009

November 19, 2008
Special Issue in Macromolecular Bioscience

July 29, 2008
Click Chemistry in Polymer Science

June 18, 2008
Increasing Impact - New ISI Impact Factors for the Macromolecular Journals

May 20, 2008 now live!

February 15, 2008
Self-Assembly and Hierarchical Structure Formation of Macromolecules

November 21, 2007
Macromolecular Reaction Engineering now in ISI Web of Science

October 17, 2007
Macromol. Chem. Phys. - Celebrating the 65th Birthday of Prof. H. W. Spiess

September 27, 2007
Job Opportunities with Advanced Materials

August 29, 2007
Twinned Special Issues on Branched Polymers

August 29, 2007
Polymer Architecture - From Structure to Functional Control

August 29, 2007
30 Years of Conducting Polymers - Free Access to Selected Articles

June 27, 2007
Further increase of Impact Factors of Macromolecular Journals and their Sister Journals

May 31, 2007
Shiro Kobayashi Awarded Medal with Purple Ribbon

May 31, 2007
Macromolecular Biomaterials Interfacing with Cells

March 01, 2007
"Microwaves and Polymers" - Special Issue Out Now!

February 07, 2007
Macromolecular Reaction Engineering - First Issue Published

January 17, 2007
"Microwaves and Polymers" - Free Online Access to the Special Issue of Macromolecular Rapid Communications

November 07, 2006
Macromolecular Reaction Engineering - First Article Online

November 05, 2006
New Executive Advisory Board Members of the Macromolecular Journals

June 14, 2006
Macromolecular journals celebrate further increase of Impact Factors

January 30, 2006
Hermann Staudinger Prize 2006 to Prof. Wolfgang Meier

October 05, 2005
Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Authors of the Macromolecular Journals: Yves Chauvin, Robert H. Grubbs and Richard R. Schrock

June 22, 2005
Further Increase of Impact Factors of Macromolecular Journals

June 14, 2005
Free Access to Polyolefin Reaction Engineering

June 02, 2005
Helmut Schlaad Laureate of the Hermann Schnell Foundation

March 15, 2005
HIGHLIGHTS in Macromolecular Chemistry & Physics

January 10, 2005
Special Issue of Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics - Dedicated to Prof. Gerhard Wegner’s 65th Birthday

November 03, 2004
International Conference on High-Throughput Formulation Technologies

September 21, 2004
Top marks for manuscriptXpress

June 24, 2004
Further Increase of Impact Factors of Macromolecular Journals

January 07, 2004
First Class Christmas Present for Prof. Wegner (Member of the Executive Advisory Board, Macromolecular Journals)

July 18, 2003
Further Increase of Impact Factors of Macromolecular Journals

June 23, 2003
2003 Eugen and Ilse-Seibold-Prize 2003 (DFG) to Wolfgang Knoll

April 07, 2003
Science Prize 2002 (German Stifterverband) to Klaus Müllen

March 25, 2003
Launch of "Polymer Backfiles": 50 Years of Macromolecular Publications

February 24, 2003
2003 Hermann Staudinger Prize (GDCh) to Walter Kaminsky

February 23, 2003
Special Issue of Macromol. Chem. Phys. on the occasion of its 60th anniversary

December 11, 2002
High-Throughput and Combinatorial Methods in Polymer Science - Special Issue Macromol. Rapid Commun.

December 01, 2002
Brigitte Voit appointed Scientific Director of the Institute of Polymer Research Dresden

March 07, 2002
2002 Macromolecular Poster Awards to P.C. Wieland* and G. Tovar*

February 15, 2002
New Board Members Macromolecular Journals

February 14, 2002
2002 ACS National Award in Polymer Chemistry to Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

November 26, 2001
Portal for German Physicists