Developments in electrospinning core–shell nanofibres improve toughening and facilitate self-healing in nanofibre-reinforced polymer matrix composites.
Incorporating ionic liquids into polymers to improve ion transport in solid state electrolytes for electrochemical devices.
Researchers fabricate conducting films using aqueous dispersions of poly(EDTT-co-EDOT)/PSS and (poly(EDTT-co-EDOT-MeOH)/PSS).
Many efficient polymer solar cells include ITO. Yet this material is not well-suited for large-scale production.
Scientists use micorencapsulated polymer nanoparticles to deliver the colon cancer drug 5-fluorouracil through the digestive system.
Researchers from Arts et Métiers ParisTech describe a shape properties effect in a shape memory polyurethane.
Kunio Kimura et al. at Okayama University make needles, spheres & nanofibre networks by changing the copolymerisation conditions of rigid aromatic polymers.