Researchers from Turkey developed a new photoinitiator: phenacyl ethyl carbazolium hexafluoroantimonate for free radical polymerization under UV light.
Functional star polymers of alkoxysilane containing monomers are produced via GTM and later crosslinked to produce hybrid gels in a one-pot synthesis.
The 35th APS took place on the Gold Coast, Queensland, from the 12th - 15th of July: three and a half days...
Precise synthesis of multi-armed and multi-component star-branched polymers was achieved using living anionic polymerization in a new iterative approach.
A new publication from Wissenschaft im Dialog describes the changes, opportunities and risks of science communication through social media.
H. Tobita reveals that division of the zones in multi-zone reactors makes a significant difference in chain microstructure.
A new paper introduces a new fabrication method for fullerene-free organic solar cells to help address their limitations and improve production efficiency.
Polymeric prodrug micelles for delivery of a dithiolethione drug have been designed and synthesized from amphiphilic diblock copolymers.
Modification of surfaces by grafting polymer chains from surface-anchored initiators opens vast opportunities to engineer surface properties of materials.
Twin polymerization describes the formation of two polymers starting from just one monomer in a mechanistically coupled process step.