Polymer Yearbook 13 brings together reviews and information on the progress of polymer science worldwide, including useful and topical information such as a list of new publications in polymer science and a compilation of dissertation abstracts. This volume includes reviews of key aspects of polymer science, including contributions from Russia, and details of important publications., This volume also contains reviews on state-of-the-art Japanese research presented at the annual Spring and Fall meetings of the Japanese Polymer Science Society. The aim of this section is to make information on the progress of Japanese polymer science, and on topics of current interest to polymer scientists in Japan, more easily available worldwide.
Table of Contents
Preface, Contributors, REVIEW SECTION, Gennadi Efremovich Zaikov. 60th Birthday, 40 Years of Scientific Activity PVC Degradation in Blends with Other Polymers, Mathematical Modelling of the Mechanism of Some Aromatic Amine Inhibitors, Significance and Application of the Dynamic Rheological Method in Kinetorheology. Part II. High-Conversion Radical Polymerization of Some Water-Soluble Ionogen Monomers and the Gel Effect, Compression Moulding of Thermoplastic Elastomer Composites, New Metal Chelates as Antioxidant Stabilizers for Polymers and Low Molecular-Weight Substances, Spin Probes and Labels. A Quarter of a Century of Application to Polymer Studies, Spatial Organization of Polymer-Metal Coils in Liquid Solutions, Kinetics and Mechanism of the Inhibited Polymerization of Vinyl Monomers, Main Factors Influencing Flame Spread Velocity over Polymer Surfaces, Temperature Effects on Thermodestructive Processes, REVIEWS OF CONFERENCES, Reviews of Conferences in Russia, PROGRESS IN POLYMER SCIENCE IN JAPAN, Preface, Ionic Polymerizations, Polymer Dynamics and Rheology, Polymer Engineering and Technology, Photosensitive Polymers, Degradable Polymers, Hybrid Polymer Materials for Medical Use, Biopolymers, Physical Properties of Polymeric Solids, CURRENT AWARENESS, Dissertation Abstracts, Index
Richard A. Pethrick is professor of physical chemistry at the University of Strathclyde, where he is directing research into the synthesis and characterization of polymeric materials., Gennadi E. Zaikov is head of the Department of Degradation and Stabilization of Polymers at the Institute of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow. His research interests include stabilization and durability of synthetic and natural polymeric materials., Teiji Tsuruta is director-general of the Research Institute for Biosciences, Science University of Tokyo, where his research centers on the investigation of various aspects of polymer synthesis., Naoyuki Koide is professor of chemistry at the Science University of Tokyo, where his research centers on the synthesis and characterization of liquid polymers.