Fascinating Fluoropolymers and Their Applications

Fascinating Fluoropolymers and Their Applications
Author: Bruno Ameduri,Sergey Fomin
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 494
Release: 2020-06-17
ISBN 10: 0128218746
ISBN 13: 9780128218747
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fascinating Fluoropolymers and Their Applications Book Review:

Fluoropolymers are unique materials. Since the middle of the twentieth century fluropolymers have been used in applications where a wide temperature range, a high resistance to aggressive media, excellent tribological characteristics, and specific low adhesion are required. Today, researchers turn to fluoropolymers to solve new challenges and to develop materials with previously unattainable properties. Fascinating Fluoropolymers and Their Applications covers recent developments of fluoropolymer applications in energy, optical fibers, blood substitutes, textile coatings, membranes and other areas, written by experts in these fields. This volume in the Progress in Fluorine Science series is ideal for researchers and engineers who want to learn about the technology and applications of these special polymers, as well as industrial manufacturers who are interested in achieving new product characteristics in their respective industries. Written by a global team of fluoropolymer experts Includes use of fluoropolymer membranes for various applications in fuel cells, for gases separation, and more Covers fluoropolymer materials with shape memory, in cardiopulmonary bypass systems, in the production of textile materials, and in other areas

Opportunities for Fluoropolymers

Opportunities for Fluoropolymers
Author: Bruno Ameduri,Sergey Fomin
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 378
Release: 2020-06-17
ISBN 10: 0128219580
ISBN 13: 9780128219584
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Opportunities for Fluoropolymers Book Review:

Fluoropolymers are very unique materials. Since the middle of the twentieth century fluoropolymers have been used in applications where a wide temperature range, a high resistance to aggressive media, excellent tribological characteristics, and specific low adhesion are required. Today, researchers turn to fluoropolymers to solve new challenges and to develop materials with previously unattainable properties. Opportunities for Fluoropolymers: Synthesis, Characterization, Processing, Simulation and Recycling covers recent developments in fluoropolymers, including synthesis of new copolymers, strategies for radical polymerization of fluoromonomers (conventional or controlled; RDRP), and the modification of fluoropolymers to achieve desired material characteristics. This volume in the Progress in Fluorine Science series is ideal for researchers and engineers who want to learn about the synthetic strategies, properties, and recycling of these special polymers, as well as industrial manufacturers who are interested in achieving new product characteristics in their respective industries. Written by a global team of fluoropolymer experts Includes conventional techniques of radical polymerization and more modern controlled polymerization techniques Covers nanocomposites, which are of interest to researchers and industrial manufacturers of fluoropolymers

Modern Synthesis Processes and Reactivity of Fluorinated Compounds

Modern Synthesis Processes and Reactivity of Fluorinated Compounds
Author: Henri Groult,Frederic Leroux,Alain Tressaud
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 760
Release: 2016-11-04
ISBN 10: 0128037903
ISBN 13: 9780128037904
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern Synthesis Processes and Reactivity of Fluorinated Compounds Book Review:

Modern Synthesis Processes and Reactivity of Fluorinated Compounds focuses on the exceptional character of fluorine and fluorinated compounds. This comprehensive work explores examples taken from all classes of fluorine chemistry and illustrates the extreme reactivity of fluorinating media and the peculiar synthesis routes to fluorinated materials. The book provides advanced and updated information on the latest synthesis routes to fluorocompounds and the involved reaction mechanisms. Special attention is given to the unique reactivity of fluorine and fluorinated media, along with the correlation of those properties to valuable applications of fluorinated compounds. Contains quality content edited, and contributed, by leading scholars in the field Presents applied guidance on the preparation of original fluorinated compounds, potentially transferable from the lab scale to industrial applications Provides practical synthesis information for a wide audience interested in fluorine compounds in many branches of chemistry, materials science, and physics

Proceedings of the Robert A Welch Foundation Conferences on Chemical Research

Proceedings of the Robert A  Welch Foundation Conferences on Chemical Research
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1983
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCLA:L0064038276
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Weather Book

The Weather Book
Author: Robert Fitzroy
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 464
Release: 1863
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: ONB:+Z218206206
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Photonic and Electronic Properties of Fluoride Materials

Photonic and Electronic Properties of Fluoride Materials
Author: Alain Tressaud,Kenneth R. Poeppelmeier
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 530
Release: 2016-03-15
ISBN 10: 0128017953
ISBN 13: 9780128017951
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Photonic and Electronic Properties of Fluoride Materials Book Review:

Photonic and Electronic Properties of Fluoride Materials: Progress in Fluorine Science, the first volume in this new Elsevier series, provides an overview of the important optical, magnetic, and non-linear properties of fluoride materials. Beginning with a brief review of relevant synthesis methods from single crystals to nanopowders, this volume offers valuable insight for inorganic chemistry and materials science researchers. Edited and written by leaders in the field, this book explores the practical aspects of working with these materials, presenting a large number of examples from inorganic fluorides in which the type of bonding occurring between fluorine and transition metals (either d- or 4f-series) give rise to peculiar properties in many fundamental and applicative domains. This one-of-a-kind resource also includes several chapters covering functional organic fluorides used in nano-electronics, in particular in liquid crystal devices, in organic light-emitting diodes, or in organic dyes for sensitized solar cells. The book describes major advances and breakthroughs achieved by the use of fluoride materials in important domains such as superconductivity, luminescence, laser properties, multiferroism, transport properties, and more recently, in fluoro-perovskite for dye-sensitized solar cells and inorganic fluoride materials for NLO, and supports future development in these varied and key areas. The book is edited by Alain Tressaud, past chair and founder of the CNRS French Fluorine Network. Each book in the collection includes the work of highly-respected volume editors and contributors from both academia and industry to bring valuable and varied content to this active field. Provides unique coverage of the physical properties of fluoride materials for chemists and material scientists Begins with a brief review of relevant synthesis methods from single crystals to nanopowders Includes valuable information about functional organic fluorides used in nano-electronics, in particular in liquid crystal devices, in organic light-emitting diodes, or in organic dyes for sensitized solar cells

Electrospun Nanofibers

Electrospun Nanofibers
Author: Mehdi Afshari
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2016-09-13
ISBN 10: 0081009119
ISBN 13: 9780081009116
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Electrospun Nanofibers Book Review:

Electrospun Nanofibers covers advances in the electrospinning process including characterization, testing and modeling of electrospun nanofibers, and electrospinning for particular fiber types and applications. Electrospun Nanofibers offers systematic and comprehensive coverage for academic researchers, industry professionals, and postgraduate students working in the field of fiber science. Electrospinning is the most commercially successful process for the production of nanofibers and rising demand is driving research and development in this field. Rapid progress is being made both in terms of the electrospinning process and in the production of nanofibers with superior chemical and physical properties. Electrospinning is becoming more efficient and more specialized in order to produce particular fiber types such as bicomponent and composite fibers, patterned and 3D nanofibers, carbon nanofibers and nanotubes, and nanofibers derived from chitosan. Provides systematic and comprehensive coverage of the manufacture, properties, and applications of nanofibers Covers recent developments in nanofibers materials including electrospinning of bicomponent, chitosan, carbon, and conductive fibers Brings together expertise from academia and industry to provide comprehensive, up-to-date information on nanofiber research and development Offers systematic and comprehensive coverage for academic researchers, industry professionals, and postgraduate students working in the field of fiber science

The Curious World of Fluorinated Molecules

The Curious World of Fluorinated Molecules
Author: Konrad Seppelt
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 454
Release: 2020-10-30
ISBN 10: 0128198753
ISBN 13: 9780128198759
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious World of Fluorinated Molecules Book Review:

The Curious World of Fluorinated Molecules: Molecules Containing Fluorine is the sixth volume in the Progress in Fluorine Science series and is edited by the world-renowned scientist Konrad Seppelt. Dr. Seppelt brings together a team of global experts to uncover the multifaceted nature of the most electronegative element in the Periodic Table. The book explores the fascinating world of unpredictable, fluorine-containing molecules through their discoveries, path to recognition, current state of the art, and impact on the broader fields of fluorinated materials development. This volume will inspire and energize researchers, future scientists, and educators working in fluorine chemistry. Highlights the current state of fundamental research of fluorinated molecules that either helped to rewrite the fundamental rules of chemistry or impacted modern material technologies Features contributions from a global team of leading experts in the field Provides a unique combination of the historical and current examples that explain the unique role that fluorine can play in advancing our understanding of the scientific method at large

Polymer Science and Technology

Polymer Science and Technology
Author: Robert O. Ebewele
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 483
Release: 2000-03-23
ISBN 10: 1420057804
ISBN 13: 9781420057805
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymer Science and Technology Book Review:

Your search for the perfect polymers textbook ends here - with Polymer Science and Technology. By incorporating an innovative approach and consolidating in one volume the fundamentals currently covered piecemeal in several books, this efficient text simplifies the learning of polymer science. The book is divided into three main sections: polymer fundamentals; polymer formation and conversion into useful articles; and polymer properties and applications. Polymer Science and Technology emphasizes the basic, qualitative understanding of the concepts rather than rote memorization or detailed mathematical analysis. Since the book focuses on the ultimate property of the finished product, it minimizes laborious descriptions of experimental procedures used for the characterization of polymers. Instead, the author highlights how the various stages involved in the production of the finished product influence its properties. Well-organized, clear-cut, and user-friendly, Polymer Science and Technology is an outstanding textbook for teaching junior and senior level undergraduates and first year graduate students in an introductory course covering the challenging subject of polymers.

Recent Advances in Biopolymers

Recent Advances in Biopolymers
Author: Farzana Khan Perveen
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2016-03-09
ISBN 10: 953512255X
ISBN 13: 9789535122555
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Recent Advances in Biopolymers Book Review:

This book contains 10 Chapters divided into three Sections. Section A covers synthesis of biopolymers. Lignocellulosic feedstock contains cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin, which are used for synthesis of biopolymers. Polymer-coated noble metal nanoparticles are used in nanobiomedicine and fundamental biomaterials. Section B describes applications of biopolymers in biomedical, antimicrobial, industrial, nanotechnology, laser-based thin films, and regenerative medicines. Section C is dedicated for advancement and engineering in biopolymers for personal protective garments, equipments, membrane separation processes, purifications, and new generation of high-performance biomaterials. A new numerical-cum-graphical method called TI2BioP (Topological Indices to BioPolymers) has been developed to estimate topological indices (TIs) from two-dimensional (2D) graphical approaches for the natural biopolymers DNA, RNA, and proteins.

Integration of 2D Materials for Electronics Applications

Integration of 2D Materials for Electronics Applications
Author: Filippo Giannazzo,Samuel Lara Avila,Jens Eriksson,Sushant Sonde
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2019-02-13
ISBN 10: 3038976067
ISBN 13: 9783038976066
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integration of 2D Materials for Electronics Applications Book Review:

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Integration of 2D Materials for Electronics Applications" that was published in Crystals

Polymer Science and Engineering

Polymer Science and Engineering
Author: National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Committee on Polymer Science and Engineering
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 1994-01-01
ISBN 10: 0309049989
ISBN 13: 9780309049986
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymer Science and Engineering Book Review:

Polymers are used in everything from nylon stockings to commercial aircraft to artificial heart valves, and they have a key role in addressing international competitiveness and other national issues. Polymer Science and Engineering explores the universe of polymers, describing their properties and wide-ranging potential, and presents the state of the science, with a hard look at downward trends in research support. Leading experts offer findings, recommendations, and research directions. Lively vignettes provide snapshots of polymers in everyday applications. The volume includes an overview of the use of polymers in such fields as medicine and biotechnology, information and communication, housing and construction, energy and transportation, national defense, and environmental protection. The committee looks at the various classes of polymers--plastics, fibers, composites, and other materials, as well as polymers used as membranes and coatings--and how their composition and specific methods of processing result in unparalleled usefulness. The reader can also learn the science behind the technology, including efforts to model polymer synthesis after nature's methods, and breakthroughs in characterizing polymer properties needed for twenty-first-century applications. This informative volume will be important to chemists, engineers, materials scientists, researchers, industrialists, and policymakers interested in the role of polymers, as well as to science and engineering educators and students.

Fluorine

Fluorine
Author: Alain Tressaud
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 271
Release: 2018-10-06
ISBN 10: 0128129913
ISBN 13: 9780128129913
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fluorine Book Review:

Fluorine: A Paradoxical Element, Volume Five, deals with the link between fluorine, humanity and the environment. It is divided into three main sections, including i) The history and developmental stages of fluorinated products, ii) Awareness of its importance in our environment, and iii) Recent contributions of fluoride products in medicine, pharmacy and our daily lives. Made engaging through interesting figures and accessible language, and written by a leading expert, Professor Tressaud, the book supports the work of scientists working in materials, toxicology and environmental science. It complements the author’s edited series, Progress in Fluorine Science, covering recent advances. Describes background and contextual information regarding the history, development of understanding, and applications of this important element Explores the impacts of fluorine, both positive and negative, in the environment and biological systems Includes applied, real-world information from agencies, such as CNRS, NASA, HWS and DOH

The Boundless Sea

The Boundless Sea
Author: David Abulafia
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 1088
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 0199934983
ISBN 13: 9780199934980
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Boundless Sea Book Review:

"David Abulafia's new book guides readers along the world's greatest bodies of water to reveal their primary role in human history. The main protagonists are the three major oceans-the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Indian-which together comprise the majority of the earth's water and cover over half of its surface. Over time, as passage through them gradually extended and expanded, linking first islands and then continents, maritime networks developed, evolving from local exploration to lines of regional communication and commerce and eventually to major arteries. These waterways carried goods, plants, livestock, and of course people-free and enslaved-across vast expanses, transforming and ultimately linking irrevocably the economies and cultures of Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Americas"--

Porous Polymers

Porous Polymers
Author: Michael S. Silverstein,Neil R. Cameron,Marc A. Hillmyer
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2011-04-19
ISBN 10: 0470390840
ISBN 13: 9780470390849
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Porous Polymers Book Review:

This book gathers the various aspects of the porous polymer field into one volume. It not only presents a fundamental description of the field, but also describes the state of the art for such materials and provides a glimpse into the future. Emphasizing a different aspect of the ongoing research and development in porous polymers, the book is divided into three sections: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications. The first part of each chapter presents the basic scientific and engineering principles underlying the topic, while the second part presents the state of the art results based on those principles. In this fashion, the book connects and integrates topics from seemingly disparate fields, each of which embodies different aspects inherent in the diverse field of porous polymeric materials.

Industrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings

Industrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings
Author: Majid Hosseini,Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 710
Release: 2016-05-14
ISBN 10: 3319268937
ISBN 13: 9783319268934
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Industrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings Book Review:

This book is a comprehensive collaboration on intelligent polymers and coatings for industrial applications by worldwide researchers and specialists. The authors cover the basis and fundamental aspects of intelligent polymers and coatings, challenges, and potential mechanisms and properties. They include recent and emerging industrial applications in medical, smart textile design, oil and gas, electronic, aerospace, and automobile industries as well as other applications including microsystems, sensors, and actuators, among others. The authors discuss the potential for future research in these areas for improvement and growth of marketable applications of intelligent polymers and coatings.

Dyes and Chomophores in Polymer Science

Dyes and Chomophores in Polymer Science
Author: Jacques Lalevée
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2015-06-15
ISBN 10: 1848217420
ISBN 13: 9781848217423
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dyes and Chomophores in Polymer Science Book Review:

The design and development of dyes and chromophores have recently attracted much attention in various research fields such as materials, radiation curing, (laser) imaging, optics, medicine, microelectronics, nanotechnology, etc.. In this book, the recent research for the use of dyes and chromophores in polymer science is presented. The interaction of the visible light with the dyes or the selected chromophores is particularly important in different fields (e.g. for photovoltaic, display applications (LED ...), laser imaging or laser direct writing, green chemistry with sunlight induced photopolymerization etc ...). This book gives an overview of the dyes and chromophores for all the important fields.

Fire in Paradise An American Tragedy

Fire in Paradise  An American Tragedy
Author: Alastair Gee,Dani Anguiano
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2020-05-05
ISBN 10: 1324005157
ISBN 13: 9781324005155
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fire in Paradise An American Tragedy Book Review:

The harrowing story of the most destructive American wildfire in a century. There is no precedent in postwar American history for the destruction of the town of Paradise, California. On November 8, 2018, the community of 27,000 people was swallowed by the ferocious Camp Fire, which razed virtually every home and killed at least 85 people. The catastrophe seared the American imagination, taking the front page of every major national newspaper and top billing on the news networks. It displaced tens of thousands of people, yielding a refugee crisis that continues to unfold. Fire in Paradise is a dramatic and moving narrative of the disaster based on hundreds of in-depth interviews with residents, firefighters and police, and scientific experts. Alastair Gee and Dani Anguiano are California-based journalists who have reported on Paradise since the day the fire began. Together they reveal the heroics of the first responders, the miraculous escapes of those who got out of Paradise, and the horrors experienced by those who were trapped. Their accounts are intimate and unforgettable, including the local who left her home on foot as fire approached while her 82-year-old father stayed to battle it; the firefighter who drove into the heart of the inferno in his bulldozer; the police officer who switched on his body camera to record what he thought would be his final moments as the flames closed in; and the mother who, less than 12 hours after giving birth in the local hospital, thought she would die in the chaotic evacuation with her baby in her lap. Gee and Anguiano also explain the science of wildfires, write powerfully about the role of the power company PG&E in the blaze, and describe the poignant efforts to raise Paradise from the ruins. This is the story of a town at the forefront of a devastating global shift—of a remarkable landscape sucked ever drier of moisture and becoming inhospitable even to trees, now dying in their tens of millions and turning to kindling. It is also the story of a lost community, one that epitomized a provincial, affordable kind of Californian existence that is increasingly unattainable. It is, finally, a story of a new kind of fire behavior that firefighters have never witnessed before and barely know how to handle. What happened in Paradise was unprecedented in America. Yet according to climate scientists and fire experts, it will surely happen again.

Applications of Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxanes

Applications of Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxanes
Author: Claire Hartmann-Thompson
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2011-01-03
ISBN 10: 9789048137879
ISBN 13: 904813787X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applications of Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxanes Book Review:

The commercial availability and decreasing cost of polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes in recent years has opened up the field to everybody who wishes to apply these unique properties in their own technologies. This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of these applications, and covers the synthesis, characterization and history of polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes, their use as metallasilsesquioxane catalysts, their effect upon polymer properties and plastics performance, and their use in superhydrophobic nanocomposites, and electronics, energy, space and biomedical applications. "Applications of Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxanes" is a valuable reference for those working across a range of disciplines, including chemists, materials scientists, polymer physicists, plastics engineers, surface scientists, and anybody with a commercial or academic interest in plastics, composite materials, space materials, dental materials, tissue engineering, drug delivery, lithography, fuel cells, batteries, lubricants, or liquid crystal, LED, sensor, photovoltaic or biomedical devices.

Polymers against Microorganisms

Polymers against Microorganisms
Author: Juan Rodríguez-Hernández
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 278
Release: 2016-11-25
ISBN 10: 331947961X
ISBN 13: 9783319479613
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymers against Microorganisms Book Review:

This book provides an introductory and general overview of advances in polymers towards their employment as antimicrobial materials. The author describes current approaches for avoiding microbial contamination, toward macro-molecular antibiotics, and prevention of antibiotic-resistant bacteria by use of polymers. He establishes the remaining issues and analyzes existing methodologies for treating bacterial infections and for preparing antimicrobial materials.