The purpose of this 4-volume set is to examine some of the applications of lasers in polymer science and technology. Information on this fascinating subject is compiled and presented in compact form. This set focuses on current research and developments in the application of lasers in polymer and biopolymer chemistry. It includes experimental and theoretical details, apparatus, techniques, and applications. This set is a useful source for researchers, students, polymer chemists, and physicists involved in this astonishing field of high technology.
VOLUME II: Magnetic Field Effects and Laser Flash Photolysis-ESR of Radical Reactions in Polymers and Model Compounds. Application of the CIDNP Detected Laser Flash Photolysis in Studies of Photoinitiators. Studies of Radicals and Biradicals in Polymers and Model Compounds by Nanosecond Laser Flash Photolysis and Transient Absorption Spectroscopy. Stepwise Multiphoton Processes and Their Applications in Polymer Chemistry. Application of Laser Flash Photolysis to the Study of Photopolymerization Reactions in Nonaqueous Systems. Laser Spectroscopy of Excited State Processes in Water-Soluble Photoinitiators of Polymerization. Laser Spectroscopy of Photoresist Materials. Primary Photophysical and Photochemical Processes of Dyes in Polymer Solutions and Films. Diffuse Reflectance Laser Flash Photolysis of Dyed Fabrics and Polymers. Time-Resolved Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Spectroscopy for Dynamic Studies on Surface. Application of Lasers to Transient Absorption Spectroscopy and Nonlinear Photochemical Behavior of Polymer Systems.