With chapters by the editors and other experts in the field of polymer science, this book covers a broad selection of important research advances in the field, including updates on enzymatic destruction and photoelectric characteristics, studies on the changes in the polymer molecular mass during hydrolysis and a new type of bioadditive for motor fuel, and an exploration of the interrelation of viscoelastic and electromagnetic properties of densely cross-linked polymers. Also included are chapters that discuss the problems of mechanics of textile performance, new aspects of polymeric nanofibers, a mathematical model of nanofragment cross-linked polymers, and much more.
Chapter 1: Adhesion and Surface Glass Transition of Amorphous Polymers
Chapter 2: Chelating Ion-Exchange Properties of Copolymer Resins
Chapter 3: High Performance Shear Stable Viscosity Modifiers
Chapter 4: Eco-Friendly Synthesis of Phthalonitrile Polymers
Chapter 5: Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes for Lithium Batteries
Chapter 6: Crack Growth Rates of Rubber Vulcanizates
Chapter 7: Effect of Nanoparticles on Complexed Polymer Electrolytes
Chapter 8: Control of the Flow Curve of the Thermoplastic Vulcanized (PE/PB)
Chapter 9: Solid-State Scatty Lasers Based on Nanohybrid POSS Composites
Chapter 10: Synthesis and Characterization of Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals and Zinc Sulfide/Polyvinyl Alcohol Nanocomposites for Luminescence Applications
Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc, is head of the Polymer Division at the N. M. Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, and a professor at Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia, as well as a professor at Kazan National Research Technological University, Russia. He is also a prolific author, researcher, and lecturer. He has received several awards for his work, including the the Russian Federation Scholarship for Outstanding Scientists. He has been a member of many professional organizations and on the editorial boards of many international science journals.
Oleg V. Stoyanov, DSc, is head of the Chair of Industrial Safety and professor of the Chair of Technology of Processing Plastic and Composite Materials (TPPCM) at Kazan State Technological University in Russia. He is a world-renowned scientist in the field of chemistry and the physics of oligomers, polymers, composites, and nanocomposites.
Elena I. Kulish, DSc, is a professor and deputy head of the Laboratory of Semenov at Bashkirian State University in Ufa, Russia. She is a specialist in the field of high-molecular compounds and chemical kinetics.