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Author Sundararajan, P. R., author

Title Physical aspects of polymer self-assembly / P.R. Sundararajan
Published Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Molecular forces -- Features of self-assembly -- Supramolecular macromolecules and polymers -- Block copolymers -- Rotaxanes and polyrotaxanes -- Polymer gels -- Self-assembly in polymer matrices
Summary Offering an overview of principles and techniques, this book covers all major categories of self-assembled polymers - properties, processes, and design. Each chapter focuses on morphology, applications, and advanced concepts to illustrate the advantages of polymer self-assembly across industrial and academic research. - Provides an organized, comprehensive overview of polymer self-assembly, its fundamentals, principles, and applications- Includes chapters on block copolymers, amphiphilic polymers, supramolecular polymers, rotaxenes, polymer gels, dendrimers, and small molecules in polymer matrices- Focuses on novel applications, block copolymer assembly to nanotechnology, photonics and metamaterials, molecular machines and artificial muscle, gels that can be applied to polymer science, materials science, and nanotechnology- Examines state-of-the-art concepts, like lithographic patterning and foldaxane- Discusses challenges and future outlook of a popular and emerging field of study
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Polymers -- Properties.
Self-assembly (Chemistry)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016049189
ISBN 1118994337 (pdf)
1118994396 (epub)
9781118994337 (pdf)
9781118994399 (epub)