This book examines the current state of the art, new challenges, opportunities, and applications in the area of polymer nanocomposites. Special attention has been paid to the processing-morphology-structure-property relationship of the system. Various unresolved issues and new challenges in the field of polymer nanocompostes are discussed. The infl
Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications. Processing of Polymer Nanocomposites: New Developments and Challenges. In-Situ Generation of Polyolefin Nanocomposites. Epoxy-Based Nanocomposites. Nanocomposites Based on Poly(Vinyl Chloride). Nanocomposites Based on POSS. Carbon Nanotubes-Reinforced Thermoplastic Nanocomposites. Specialty Rubber Nanocomposites. Polyester Nanocomposite. Polymer Nanocomposites Based on Ionomers. Nanocomposites Characterization by Microscopy. Characterization of Polymer Nanocomposites by Free-Volume Measurements. Thermal Characterization of Nanocomposites. Wear, Fatigue, Creep, and Stress-Relaxation Behavior of Polymer Nanocomposites. Thermal Degradation and Combustion Behavior of the Polyethylene/Clay Nanocomposite Prepared by Melt Intercalation. Image Analysis of Pore Size Distribution in Electrospun Nanofiber Webs: New Trends and Developments.