Adhesion Society meeting sticks together the fundamentals and applications of adhesive science.
Incorporating ionic liquids into polymers to improve ion transport in solid state electrolytes for electrochemical devices.
Piezoelectric force sensors based on polyvinylidene fluoride fibers can detect small forces and be integrated in textiles.
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.
Scientists use functionalization of cellulose through cyclodextrin for long release of antibacterial drugs and production of antibacterial paper.
Self-healing materials can be switched from reversible to non-reversible by increasing the number of covalent crosslinking bonds.
Researchers improve zeolite-polymer gas separation membranes with liquid sulfolane for better carbon dioxide capture.
Hyperbranched polymers help nanoparticles migrate to the surface of composite materials to improve their antimicrobial properties.