Shaping Shape-Memory: Achieving active control of polymer shape

The Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics has published a special issue on shape-memory polymers.

Shape-Shifting Polymer Circles in on Itself

New triblock copolymer micelles undergo controllable morphological changes from rod-like to toroidal.

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Journal of Polymer Science dedicates issue to Professor Edward J. Kramer

The Journal of Polymer Science dedicates a special issue to the late Professor Edward J. Kramer that is free to read for a limited time.

Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award – nominations open

Journal of Polymer Science is accepting nominations for its international award for significant innovation and achievement in a polymer scientist under 40.

Shape Memory Liquid Crystalline Hydrogels

Amir H. Torbati and Patrick T. Mather present a new synthesis for orientationally ordered liquid crystalline hydrogels with shape memory characteristics.

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Towards better polymer solar cell design

Italian and Germany researchers reveal secrets in interlayers and architectures of polymer solar cells.

Flexible Electronic Devices Experience Organic Growth

A Korean research team led by Prof. Soonmin Seo report a new method for preparing highly flexible, stretchable, and patchable organic electronic devices.

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Impact factor increases 71% for JPS: Polymer Physics

The impact factor for the Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics increased 71% to 3.803, according to a Thomson Reuters update.

Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award Presented to Brent Sumerlin

At the 2014 ACS Fall meeting in San Francisco, Brent Sumerlin receives the Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award and a symposium in his honor

Polymer optics – the future of light modulation

Free access to the latest special issue of the Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, on polymer optics.