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Colloidal Polymers

Synthesis and Characterization, 1st Edition

Edited by Abdelhamid Elaissari

CRC Press

464 pages

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Amidst developments in nanotechnology and successes in catalytic emulsion polymerization of olefins, polymerization in dispersed media is arousing an increasing interest from both practical and fundamental points of view. This text describes ultramodern approaches to synthesis, preparation, characterization, and functionalization of latexes, nanoparticles, and numerous additional colloidal polymer systems. In chapters contributed by leading international researchers, it communicates critical parameters for method selection, presents guidelines for controlling structural and colloid properties, presents recent results and information on polymer colloids, and describes other tools to assist in the production of desirable outcomes.

Table of Contents

Free-Radical Emulsion Polymerization and Aqueous Polymer Dispersions: A Long History with More Challenges To Meet in the Future

Jean-Claude Daniel

Controlled Free-Radical Polymerization: A Way To Design Polymer Architecture and Surface Properties of Latex Particles

Céline Farcet, Carine Burguière, and Bernadette Charleux

Preparation of Microlatexes Using Polymeric Surfactants or Mixed Surfactants

Peihong Ni and Shoukuan Fu

Catalytic Polymerization of Olefins in Emulsion: A Breakthrough in Polymer Colloids

Remi Soula, Jerôme Claverie, Roger Spitz, and Alain Guyot

Functionalization of Colloidal Particles

Changchun Wang, Wuli Yang, and Shoukuan Fu

Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Based Particles: Preparation and Colloidal Characterization

Françoise Meunier and Abdelhamid Elaissari

Microemulsion Polymerization: A Way To Synthesize Well-Defined Highly Functionalized Nanoparticles

Chantal Larpent

Hollow Particles: Synthetic Pathways and Potential Applications

Elodie Bourgeat-Lami

Preparation of Polymer and Hybrid Colloids by Miniemulsion for Biomedical Applications

Katharuna Landfester

Synthesis, Characterization, and Biomedical Application of Conducting Polymer Particles

Mohamed Chehimi, Ammar Azioune, Smain Bousalem, Amel Ben Slimane, and Abderrahim Yassar

Preparation of Magnetic Latexes

Abdelhamid Elaissari, Florence Sauzedde, Franck Montagne, and Christian Pichot

Polymer Beads in Biomedical Chromatography: Preparation and Characterization

Ali Tuncel, E. Ünsal, and S. Senel

Assembling of Polymer Particles onto Solid Supports for Medical Applications

Jean-Paul Chapel and Tatsuo Taniguchi

The Necessary in Colloidal Characterization of Colloid Polymer

Olivier Mondain Monval and Abdelhamid Elaissari

Electrokinetic and Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Studies of Thermally Sensitive Polymer Colloids

Brian R. Saunders

Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013050
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science
TEC055000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Textiles & Polymers