Polymer Science Book Series #1

Table of Contents
A mini-review on in situ enzymatic fabrication of hydrogels
 Hao Liu, Han Zhang, Xiaomin Zhao, Jianliang Sun, Shiyu Fu and Shao-Yuan Leu
A Study On Thermal and Dielectric Characteristics of Solid Glass Microsphere filled Epoxy Composites
 D. Mishra and A. Satapathy
Activity-based learning in Polymer Technology: a target-oriented approach to efficient learning in Higher Education
 C. Roman, M. García-Morales, C. Valencia and M.P. García- Rodríguez
Advances in Optimal Control of Polymerization Reactors
 Ch. Venkateswarlu
Application of modified starches in wastewater treatment
 Rumei Cheng and Shengju Ou
Applications of polymeric materials as adsorbents for dyes removal from aqueous medium
 D. Suteu and S. Coseri
Atomic layer deposition on plasma pre-treated flexible polymer surfaces
 R. Krumpolec, T. Homola, D.C. Cameron and M. Černák
Bio-nanocomposite Properties and its Food Packaging Applications
 T. Ranjeth Kumar Reddy, Hyun-Joong Kim and Ji-Won Park
Biocompatibility of Dental Polymers
 Oguzhan Yildiz, Melik Seyrek and Kemal Gokhan Ulusoy
Biopolymer-metal complexes: recent advances and applications
 Gisele Louro Peres, Daiani Canabarro Leite and Nadya Pesce da Silveira
Cellulose-based hydrogels: Designing concepts, properties, and perspectives for biomedical and environmental applications
 M.-D. Onofrei and A. Filimon
Characterization of damage development in semi-crystalline polymers
 Yi Zhang and P.-Y. Ben Jar
Characterization of poly(caprolactone)/hydroxyapatite composite scaffolds produced by a melt extrusion additive manufacturing technique
 P. Coimbra, J. P. Almeida, A. C. Santos, S. Pereira, H. P. Cunha, B. Oliveiros, C. Capela, T. F. Viana, N. M. Alves and M. M.
Click chemistry reactions in polymer synthesis and modification
 U. Jaffry, A. Muńoz-Bonilla and P. Herrasti
Co-synthesis of mcl- poly-3-hydroxyalkanoates and exopolysaccharide by Pseudomonas aeruginosa CMG607w
 Nazia Jamil and Nuzhat Ahmed
Colorless polydopamine coatings for creating functional interfaces
 Michinari Kohri and Ayaka Kawamura
Composites chitosan/SBA-15 with sulfonic acid groups as heterogeneous catalysts for biodiesel production
 M. Caiado and J.E. Castanheiro
Conducting Polymer/Graphene Filler-based Hybrids: Energy and Electronic Applications
 Ayesha Kausar and Muhammad Siddiq
Design and therapeutic efficacy of polymer based drug delivery systems for antimalarials
 B.A. Aderibigbe
Effect of Heat Setting Process for Polymers
 N. Avcioglu Kalebek and O. Babaarslan
Effects of thermal treatment on plastic products: phenomenological behaviour, laboratory characterization and educational aspects in polymers’ teaching
 L. Fambri and D. Lorenzi
Effects of water adsorption in hydrophilic polymers
 K. Kulasinski
Endodontic sealers in dentistry - in vitro and in vivo cytotoxicity studies
 S. Pereira, H. P. Cunha, B. Oliveiros, J. M. Santos, D. Sequeira, C. Brites, P. Coimbra, M. M. Figueiredo, A. C. Santos
Extraction of cellulose nanowhiskers: natural fibers source, methodology and application
 C. Chaves Hernandez and D. dos Santos Rosa
How Polymer Science contributes to the understanding of the Triboelectric Charging of Insulating Materials
 Meurig W. Williams
Hydrogels in Various Biomedical Applications
 Aybala Usta and Ramazan Asmatulu
Hypercrosslinked Materials
 N. Fontanals, R.M. Marcé, F. Borrull and P.A.G. Cormack
Ionizing irradiation grafting of natural polymers having applications in wastewater treatment
 M.R. Nemțanu and M. Brașoveanu
Latent of Modified Epoxy Materials in Defence Applications
 Ayesha Kausar and Muhammad Siddiq
Linear Polymers to Inhibit Bacterial Quorum Sensing
 E. Cavaleiro, A. C. Esteves, A. Correia, I. Chianella and A. S. Duarte
Linearly polarized light-induced anisotropic orientation of binuclear Ni(II), Cu(II), and Zn(II) Schiff base complexes including or without methyl orange in PVA
 Masahiro Takase and Takashiro Akitsu
Microbiological testing to assess the susceptibility of museum textiles conserved with polymers to fungal deterioration
 O. Abdel-Kareem
Modification of Polyolefins as a Modern Strategy to Designing Polyolefin Materials with a New Complex of Properties
 I.N. Meshkova, T.M. Ushakova and L.A. Novokshonova
Modified Cellulose of Agricultural Residue Used for Removal of Heavy Metals and Oil: Technologies and Applications
 Zheng Liuchun, Lu Guining, Cao Wei, Peng Dan, Zhu Chaofei, Lin Fangfang, Long Teng, Zhao Yalan, Lan Zhoulin, Yi
 Xiaoyun, Yang Chen, Guo Chuling, Dang Zhi
Nanostructured fluorine-containing surfaces: physicochemical properties and resistance to biodestruction
 V.M. Elinson, L.V. Didenko, N.V. Shevlyagina, G.A. Avtandilov, A.N. Lyamin, O.A. Silnitskaya
Natural polymers used as matrices for metallic nanoparticle synthesis by ionizing irradiation
 M. Brașoveanu and M. R. Nemțanu
New advances in polymeric membranes for CO2 separation
 Abtin Ebadi Amooghin, Hamidreza Sanaeepur, Mona Zamani Pedram, Mohammadreza Omidkhah and Ali Kargari
PCL-CNT nano-composites for bone tissue engineering application
 Feng Luo, Tong Wang, Junyu Chen, Lai Suo, Lanlan Pan, Xibo Pei and Qianbing Wan
Photostabilization of poly(vinyl chloride) – Still on the run
 Emad Yousif and Zainab Hussain
Polydopamine-modified surfaces in biosensor applications
 P. Salazar, M. Martín and J.L. González-Mora
Polymer characterization (II)
 G. Marković, M. Marinović-Cincović, V. Jovanović, S. Samaržija-Jovanović and J. Budinski-Simendić
Polymer characterization of cellulose and hemicellulose
 S. Sabiha-Hanim and A. Aziatul-Akma
Polymer Characterization: Polymer Molecular Weight Determination
 Saviour A. Umoren and Moses M. Solomon
Polymer Composites; Properties, Performance and Applications
 Hüsnügül Yılmaz Atay
Polymeric membranes: From basic concepts and separation mechanisms to their impact on daily life
 A.M. Dobos and A. Filimon
Polymers of metalloporphyrins: Synthesis, characterization and applications
 R.R. Carballo and I.N. Rezzano
Radiation Induced Hydrogels: Acrylamide/Itaconic Acid and Acrylamide/Maleic Acid Copolymers for Adsorption of Heavy Metal ions, Dyes and Biomolecules
 Dursun Saraydın and Erdener Karadağ
Resin Polymers Based Tooth Coloured Filling Dental Materials
 M. S. Zafar, S. Liaqat, S. Najeeb, Z. Khurshid, M. Alrahabi and S. Zohaib
Some methods for modification of polymers
 Mohammad Galehassadi and Fatemeh Hosseinzadeh
State of the art of smart polymers: from fundamentals to final applications
 H. Iván Meléndez-Ortiz, Gustavo H.C. Varca, Edgar Zavala-Lagunes and Emilio Bucio
Study on polymers with implementation in electron beam lithography
 I. Kostic, K. Vutova, E. Koleva, R. Andok, A. Bencurova, A. Konecnikova, G. Mladenov
Surface free energy changes of polyethylene after plasma treatment
 K. Terpiłowski and D. Rymuszka
Surface modification of polymers using atmospheric pressure cold plasma technology
 A. Van Deynse, R. Morent and N. De Geyter
Synthesis and Characterization of Gold/Polymer Nanocomposites by Thermal Cationic and Radical Polymerization Processes: Initiating Systems Based on Amine and/or Silane Reducing Agents
 Mohamad-Ali Tehfe, Saďd Elkoun and Mathieu Robert
Synthesis and characterization of polyamides as thermally stable polymers
 Hossein Mighani
Synthesis and Characterization of Water and Poly(vinyl acetate) Based Wood Adhesives
 A. Sarac, C. Elgin and P. Yeşilbaş Şen
The Use of Acrylamide Based Hydrogels in Bioethanol Production
 H. Nursevin Öztop, Dursun Saraydın, A. Yasemin Öztop, Erdener Karadağ, Yasemin Işikver
Thermal conductivity of particle-filled polymers
 I.L. Ngo and C. Byon
Toward radical polymer batteries: strategies, mechanism and perspectives
 Wenyi Huang
Crossing porosity scales in functional polymer materials: From design to application
 Daniel Grande