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Polymeric and Nanostructured Materials
Synthesis, Properties, and Advanced Applications

ISBN 9781774631461
Published March 31, 2021 by Apple Academic Press
384 Pages 31 Color & 142 B/W Illustrations

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This volume provides in-depth knowledge and recent research on polymers and nanostructured materials from synthesis to advanced applications. Leading researchers from industry, academia, government, and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to this volume, covering new research on nanocomposites, polymer technology, and electrochemistry.

Table of Contents

Thermal Lens Technique: An Investigation on Rhodamine 6G Incorporated in Zinc Oxide Low Dimensional Structures

Aparna Thankappan and V. P. N. Nampoori

Thermal Properties of Polypropylene Hybrid Composites

D. Purnima and Sagarika Talla

Inverse Relaxation in Polymeric Materials: Special Reference to Textiles

P. K. Mandhyan, N. Shanmugam, P. G. Patil, R. P. Nachane, and S. K. Dey

Synthesis and Characterization of Nanocrystalline ZnO Thin Film Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition

T. V. Lidiya and K. Rajeev Kumar

Vibrational Properties of a Glass Fabric/Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL) Resin Composite

Ch. Sai Naga Sri Harsha, K. Padmanabhan, and R. Murugan

A Comparative Study of Effect of Dye Structure on Polyelectrolyte Induced Metachromasy

R. Nandini and B. Vishalakshi

Nanostructured Epoxy/Block Co Polymer Blends: Characterization of Micro and Nanostructure by Atomic Force Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy

Raghvendrakumar Mishra, V. R. Remya, Jayesh Cherusseri, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, and Sabu Thomas

Xanthene Dye Doped PVA Based Thin Film Optical Filter Characteristics and Its Green Laser Beam Blocking

R. Renjini, Mitty George, V.P.N. Nampoori, and S. Mathew

Fabrication and Fracture Toughness Properties of Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL) Resin Based Glass Fabric Composites

Ch. Sai Naga Sri Harsha and K. Padmanabhan

Phytosynthesis of Cu and Fe Nanoparticles Using Aqueous Plant Extracts

L. Subramanian, Obey Koshy, and Sabu Thomas

Effect of Concentration and Temperature on ZnO Nanoparticles Prepared by Reflux Method

Vaibhav Koutu, S. Najidha., Lokesh Shastri, and M. M. Malik

Graphene Based Nanocomposite for Remediation of Inorganic Pollutants in Water

Vimlesh Chandra

Cellulose: The Potential Biopolymer

Aneesa Padinjakkara and Sabu Thomas

Bioprocessing : A Sustainable Tool in the Pretreatment of Lycra/Cotton Weft Knitted Fabrics

Shanthi Radhakrishnan

Halloysite Bionanocomposites

P. Santhana Gopala Krishnan, P. Manju, and S. K. Nayak

Flame Spraying of Polymers: Distinctive Features of the Equipment and Coating Applications

Yury Korobov and Marat Belotserkovskiy

Graphene Based Hybrids for Energy Storage and Energy Conversion Applications

Anju K Nair, Sabu Thomas, M. S. Kala, and Nandakumar Kalarikkal

Piezoelectric Polymer Nanocomposites for Energy Scavenging Applications

Anshida Mayeen and Dr. Nandakumar Kalarikkal

Optimization of Betanin Dye for Solar Cell Applications

Aparna Thankappan, V. P. N. Nampoori, and Sabu Thomas

Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Based Electrochemical Conversion of Carbon Dioxide from Aqueous Solutions

P. Suresh, K. Ramya, and K. S. Dhathathreyan

Graphene-Based Nanostructured Materials for Advanced Electrochemical Water/Wastewater Treatment

Emmanuel Mousset and Minghua Zhou

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Aparna Thankappan, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the International and Inter University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India. She has published over a dozen articles in professional journals and has presented at several conferences as well. She has co-authored several book chapters. She received her PhD in photonics from Cochin University of Science and Technology, India. Her research interests include nonlinear optics, photonics, synthesis of nanomaterials, solar cells, and metal organic frameworks.

Nandakumar Kalarikkal, PhD, is an Adjunct Faculty of the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology as well as Associate Professor in the School of Pure and Applied Physics at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. His current research interests include synthesis, characterization, and applications of various nanostructured materials, laser plasma, and phase transitions. He has published more than 135 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and has co-edited nine books.

Sabu Thomas, PhD, is the Pro-Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University and Founding Director of the International and Inter University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He is also a Professor of polymer science and engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences of the same university. Professor Thomas’s research group has extensive exchange programs with different industries and research and academic institutions all over the world and is performing world-class collaborative research in various fields. The author or co-author of over 750 peer-reviewed research papers, reviews, and book chapters, Dr. Thomas’s work has been cited over 30,000 times. Recently he received an Honoris Causa (DSc) from the University of South Brittany, France, and University of Lorraine, Nancy, France.

Aneesa Padinjakkara is a Junior Research Fellow at the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. She is currently working on a project involving "Engineering of Nanostructured High Performance Epoxy/Liquid Rubber Blends with Controlled Nanoparticle Localization," under the supervision of Dr. Sabu Thomas.