Luminescent solar concentrators based on a conjugated polymer redirect light from inside and out.
Green solvents for polymer dissolution
Researchers explore challenges and opportunities in the development of new green solvents for polymer chemistry.
One-shot radical polymerization for hydrogels
Synthesis of multi-purpose double network hydrogels via one-shot radical polymerization.
7th Polymer International – IUPAC Award Winner
Announcing the winner of the 7th Polymer International-IUPAC Award.
Printable Paper from Plastic Waste
Researchers show that paper-like composites can be derived from previously unrecyclable plastic waste.
Self-Healing Polymers for Marine Applications
Seawater‐assisted, self‐healing, metal–catechol polyurethanes show promise in marine environments.
Reusable, 3D Printable Hydrogels for Water Purification
Biopolymer-based 3D printable hydrogel for removing toxic metals from water.
Polymers to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacterial Infections
Antimicrobial polymers as a promising alternative to traditional antibiotic treatments.
Butterfly Structures Enhance Organic Photovoltaic Efficiency
A “butterfly” system of carbon nanotubes grafted with semiconducting polymers increases organic photovoltaic efficiency.
When Industry Challenges Science
Polymer International is keen to bring industry and academia one step closer and create a communication channel through a new type of article: ‘Challenges to Industry’.