Nano-size Polymers

Preparation, Properties, Applications

  • Stoyko Fakirov

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

  3. Chemical Approaches for Preparation of Nano-size Polymers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Grigoris Mountrichas, Petar Petrov, Stergios Pispas, Stanislav Rangelov
      Pages 19-48
  4. Physical Approaches for Preparation of Nano-size Polymers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Soheila Mohammadzadehmoghadam, Yu Dong, Salim Barbhuiya, Linjun Guo, Dongyan Liu, Rehan Umer et al.
      Pages 89-154
    3. Dongyan Liu, Yu Dong, Guoxin Sui
      Pages 155-177
    4. Ben Niu, Gan-Ji Zhong, Jia-Zhuang Xu, Huan Xu, Lan Xie, Zhong-Ming Li
      Pages 225-249
    5. Prabhakar Dwivedi, Kariappa M. Karumbaiah, Raj Das
      Pages 251-282
    6. Raj Das, Avishek Chanda
      Pages 283-306
  5. Application Opportunities of Nano-size Polymers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 307-307
    2. Bhuvana Kannan, Hansol Cha, Iain C. Hosie
      Pages 309-342
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 397-399

About this book


This book details all current techniques for converting bulk polymers into nano-size materials.  The authors highlight various physical and chemical approaches for preparation of nano-size polymers. They describe the properties of these materials and their extensive potential commercial applications.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Stoyko Fakirov
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, Centre for Advanced Composite MaterialsThe University of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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