A new special issue in the Journal of Applied Polymer Science is dedicated to the life and work of Richard P. Wool.
Researchers describe a size-controlled hydrogel nanowire based on poly(vinylpyrrolidone) and N,N’-methylenebis(acrylamide).
Researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have created soft polymer materials capable of thermoelectric energy generation.
The Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics has published a special issue on shape-memory polymers.
A scalable method to produce polymer nanofibers in a variety of different morphologies is presented.
New triblock copolymer micelles undergo controllable morphological changes from rod-like to toroidal.
Ion-gels have possible applications in organic electronics due to their favorable electronic characteristics and good thermal and chemical stability.
Layer-by-layer assembly (or LbL assembly for short) is a promising candidate for scaling up the production of thin films to meet industry needs.
Researchers have created an antimicrobial polymer coating for leather that is both economical and environmentally friendly.
Researchers at Sichuan University have created an alternative to conventional leather lubricants using synthetic copolymers.