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Recent Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites

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Overview

This book is a collection of technical papers focusing on the preparation, characterization and application of polymer nanocomposites. The various chapters in the book are written by prominent researchers from industry, academia, and government/private research laboratories across the globe. Different techniques adopted for the preparation of nanocomposites, their methods of characterization and their applications are discussed. The main objective of this book is to summarize in a fairly comprehensive manner many of the recent technical accomplishments in the area of polymer nanocomposites. The book is intended to serve as a one stop reference resource for important research accomplishments in the area of polymer nanocomposites.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789004167261
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/17/2009
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Sabu Thomas Ph.D. (1987) in Polymer Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, is Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. Prof. Thomas has (co-)authored more than 300 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and has been involved in a number of books, both as author and editor.
Gennady E. Zaikov, N.M. Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
S.V. Valsaraj, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India.
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Table of Contents

PREFACE
1. PREPARATION, STRUCTURE-PROPERTY RELATIONSHIP, AND APPLICATIONS OF LAYERED SILICATE RUBBER LATEX NANOCOMPOSITES
Siby Varghese and Sabu Thomas
2. POLYMER-GRAPHITE NANOCOMPOSITES
Sie Chin Tjong
3. POLYANILINE NANOCOMPOSITES
Hartmut Fischer and Jos Kunen
4. POLYOLEFIN CLAY NANOCOMPOSITES
Tomas Peprnicek, Lucie Kovarova and Dagmar Merinska
5. PMMA-, PAN AND ACRYLIC- BASED POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES
Haitao Wang and Wei Zhong
6. POLYURETHANE NANOCOMPOSITES
Fabrice Leroux and Anne-Lise Troutier
7. SEMICONDUCTOR-POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES
V. Djoković, T. Radhakrishnan, P. Sreekumari Nair, M. I. Čomor, and J. M. Nedeljković
8. CELLULOSE FIBRIL- AND WHISKER-REINFORCED POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES
Wolfgang Gindl
9. ENHANCEMENT OF THERMAL, THERMOMECHANICAL, AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CARBON- FIBER- REINFORCED AND SANDWICH COMPOSITES THROUGH NANOPHASED EPOXY/FOAM
Mahesh V. Hosur
10. THE CURE BEHAVIOR OF THERMOSETTING RESIN- BASED NANOCOMPOSITES CHARACTERIZED BY USING DYNAMIC TORSIONAL VIBRATION METHOD
Yiyun Cheng, Dazhu Chen, Tongwen Xu, and Pingsheng He
11. NMR INVESTIGATIONS ON POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES
J.C.E.M. Grandjean,
12. STRUCTURE DETERMINATION OF POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES BY SMALL- ANGLE SCATTERING
Julian Oberdisse, Wim Pyckhout-Hintzen, and Ekkehard Straube
13. FIRE-RETARDANT PROPERTIES OF POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES Robert A. Shanks and Antonietta Genovese
14. NANOCOMPOSITE POLYMER ELECTROLYTES FOR LITHIUM BATTERIES
Arul Manuel Stephan
15. APPLICATION OF NANOCOMPOSITES IN IMAGING AND DISPLAY MEDIA
Debasis Majumdar, Thomas Blanton, and Narasimharao Dontula
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