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A new physics-based theory could give researchers a deeper understanding of the unusual, slow dynamics of liquids composed of large polymers.
Strength of spider dragline silk exceeds that of any material produced in laboratories, by far.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a simple, scalable way to align gold nanorods, particles with optical properties that could be used for emerging biomedical imaging technologies.
Decades after the bullets have stopped flying, wars can leave behind a lingering danger: landmines that maim civilians and render land unusable for agriculture.
HOUSTON, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.
Newly synthesized polymer, fitted with molecular pincers of carefully tailored structure, effectively captures nicotine molecules and its analogues.
FOWLERVILLE, Mich., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Asahi Kasei Plastics ThermyleneÂ® family of short-fiber polypropylene resins enabled a reduction in weight, assembly time and cost of an innovative sunroof module designed and built by Inalfa Roof Systems for the 2010 Cadillac CTS.
The Institute of Polymer Optoelectronic Materials & Devices, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, in close collaboration with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, has shown that the band gap and energy levels of conjugated polymers can be finely tuned using a two-dimensional-like donor-Ï€-acceptor (D-Ï€-A) molecular design, which is of important for polymer solar cell applications.
HOUSTON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and metals information, today expanded its suite of petrochemical price references to include weekly assessments of five polymers imported into Brazil and key to the manufacturing of film and plastics in Latin America.
Synthetic Metals is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Elsevier. It covers all aspects of electronic polymers and electronic molecular materials. It is an international medium for the rapid publication of original research papers, short communications and subject reviews dealing with research on and applications of electronic polymers and electronic molecular materials including novel carbon architectures. Original manuscripts on chemical, electrochemical, electrical, photonic...
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