Progress in Pacific Polymer Science: Proceedings of the First Pacific Polymer Conference Maui, Hawaii, USA, 12-15 December 1989

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642841170
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 433

Table of Contents

Welcoming Addresses.- The Pacific Polymer Federation.- Message from the Society of Polymer Science, Japan.- Message from Governor John Waihee.- Message from Mayor Hannibal Tavares.- The Role of Science in a Changing Society.- Scientific Papers.- Future Aspect of the Science of Matter, and Macromolecules.- Polymer Science and Technology: An Industrial Perspective.- Macromolecular Design and Architecture.- New Frontiers of Polyolefins and Advanced Olefin Based Alloys.- Recent Progress in Fluoropolymers.- Macromonomers with Activated Allyl End Groups: Synthesis and Copolymerization.- Condensation Macrocyclic Oligomers: Synthesis and Polymerization.- Recent Progress in Living Cationic Polymerization.- The Use of Free Radical Ring-Opening Polymerization to Produce Biodegradable Polymers.- Effect of Dopants and Solvents on Chronoamperometry of Polypyrrole.- Recent Developments in the Field of Engineering Plastics.- Solution Associations in Hydrophobically-Modified Polyethylene Oxides.- Preparation of Random, Block and Graft Copolymers of High Stereoregularity and their Characterization.- Condensation Block Copolymer Synthesis via Decarboxylation.- Polymeric Solid Electrolyte and Ion-Conduction.- Cure of High Performance Epoxy Resin Systems.- Functional Polymers Derived from 2-0xazolines.- Conducting Polymer Fibres with Excellent Mechanical Properties and High Electrical Conductivity.- Nonlinear Optically Active Polymers for Waveguide Application.- Free Radical Polymerizations in Compartmentalized Systems: The Role of Preformed Polymer.- Miscibility Behavior in Polyethersulfone/Polyimide Blends with and without Solvents.- SIMS Depth Profiling of Polymeric Materials Having Concentration Gradient.- NMR Studies of Copolymerizations of Acrylonitrile.- Methacrylate Star Polymers via Group Transfer Polymerization.- Hydrogen Bonding in Aromatic Polyamides.- Synthesis and Properties of Some Characteristic Elastomers.- Modifications of Natural Rubber.- Positive Photoresist Chemistry.- Electronic Energy Transport in Vinyl Aromatic Polymers.- Technological Trend of Polymer Industry in the Age of New Chemistry.- Petrochemicals for Malaysia.- Recent Advances in the Determination of Crosslinking and Scission in Irradiated Polymers.- New Polymer Coating for Reducing Ice and Snow Damages in Railways.- “What Can Polymer Chemistry Do to Other Fields of Chemistry?”- Direct Examination of Solution Structure and Collision Theory by Visual Imagery.- Update on Technology of Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymers.- Light Switching Effects of Polymer/(Liquid Crystal) Composite Systems.- Priorities for Research and Economic Development in the Polymer Industry in Australia.- Control of Addition and Ring-Opening Polymerizations with Metalloporphyrin Catalyst.- Synthesis and Properties of a New Fluoropolymer Obtained by Cyclopolymerization.- Some Hypothetical Allotropes of Carbon.- New Challenge of Polymer Industry Towards the 21st Century.- Polymer Science and the Arts.- Panel Discussion.- The Violin.- Lining Adhesives Used in Paintings Conservation, An Introduction.- Author Index.

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