Advances in Polymer Materials and Technology

1st Edition

Anandhan Srinivasan, Sri Bandyopadhyay

CRC Press
Published July 14, 2016
Reference - 802 Pages - 322 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498718813 - CAT# K25469

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  • Presents, in a multidisciplinary way, state-of-the-art topics related to polymer science and engineering
  • Covers composites, nanotechnology, testing and characterization, specialty materials, novelty materials, bio-based materials and applications
  • Includes topics related to a wide range of areas, such as polymer nanotechnology, polymers in energy storage and conversion and high temperature polymers and their nanocomposites
  • Discusses ferroelectric polymer nanocomposites, polymer based dielectrics, organic field effect transistors, superhydrophobic polymers and biopolymers
  • Contains chapters on electrospinning, conjugated polymers and thermoset-clay nanocomposites


This book covers recent advancements in the field of polymer science and technology. Frontiers areas, such as polymers based on bio-sources, polymer based ferroelectrics, polymer nanocomposites for capacitors, food packaging and electronic packaging, piezoelectric sensors, polymers from renewable resources, superhydrophobic materials and electrospinning are topics of discussion. The contributors to this book are expert researchers from various academic institutes and industries from around the world.