Spectroscopy of Polymer Nanocomposites

Spectroscopy of Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Sabu Thomas,Didier Rouxel,Deepalekshmi Ponnamma
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 498
Release: 2016-02-16
ISBN 10: 0323413919
ISBN 13: 9780323413916
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spectroscopy of Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Spectroscopy of Polymer Nanocomposites covers all aspects of the spectroscopic characterization of polymer nanocomposites. More than 25 spectroscopy characterization techniques – almost all used in materials science – are treated in the book, with discussion of their potentialities and limitations. By comparing the techniques with each other and presenting the techniques together with their specific application areas, the book provides scientists and engineers the information needed for solving specific problems and choosing the right technique for analyzing the material structure. From this, the dispersion structure of fillers, property relations and filler-polymer interactions can be determined, and, ultimately, the right materials can be chosen for the right applications. Besides the techniques and structure-property relations, aspects covered include: phase segregation of filler particles, filler agglomeration and deagglomeration, filler dispersion, filler-polymer interactions, surfaces and interfaces. The book also examines recent developments, as well as unresolved issues and new challenges, in the characterization of surfaces and interfaces in polymer nanocomposites. This handpicked selection of topics, and the combined expertise of contributors from industry, academia, government and private research organizations across the globe, make this survey an outstanding reference source for anyone involved in the field of polymer nanocomposites in academia or industry. Provides comprehensive coverage of spectroscopy techniques for analyzing polymer nanocomposites Enables researchers and engineers to choose the right technique and make better materials decisions in research and a range of industries Presents the fundamentals, information on structure-property relations, and all other aspects relevant for understanding spectroscopic analyses of nanoreinforced polymers and their applications

Characterization Techniques for Polymer Nanocomposites

Characterization Techniques for Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Vikas Mittal
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 378
Release: 2012-08-07
ISBN 10: 3527331484
ISBN 13: 9783527331482
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Characterization Techniques for Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

With its focus on the characterization of nanocomposites using such techniques as x-ray diffraction and spectrometry, light and electron microscopy, thermogravimetric analysis, as well as nuclear magnetic resonance and mass spectroscopy, this book helps to correctly interpret the recorded data. Each chapter introduces a particular characterization method, along with its foundations, and makes the user aware of its benefits, but also of its drawbacks. As a result, the reader will be able to reliably predict the microstructure of the synthesized polymer nanocomposite and its thermal and mechanical properties, and so assess its suitability for a particular application. Belongs on the shelf of every product engineer.

Clay Polymer Nanocomposites

Clay Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Khouloud Jlassi,Mohamed M. Chehimi,Sabu Thomas
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 546
Release: 2017-07-26
ISBN 10: 0323461611
ISBN 13: 9780323461610
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clay Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Clay–Polymer Nanocomposites is a complete summary of the existing knowledge on this topic, from the basic concepts of synthesis and design to their applications in timely topics such as high-performance composites, environment, and energy issues. This book covers many aspects of synthesis such as in- situ polymerization within the interlamellar spacing of the clays or by reaction of pristine or pre-modified clays with reactive polymers and prepolymers. Indeed, nanocomposites can be prepared at industrial scale by melt mixing. Regardless the synthesis method, much is said in this book about the importance of theclay pre-modification step, which is demonstrated to be effective, on many occasions, in obtaining exfoliated nanocomposites. Clay–Polymer Nanocomposites reports the background to numerous characterization methods including solid state NMR, neutron scattering, diffraction and vibrational techniques as well as surface analytical methods, namely XPS, inverse gas chromatography and nitrogen adsorption to probe surface composition, wetting and textural/structural properties. Although not described in dedicated chapters, numerous X-ray diffraction patterns of clay–polymer nanocomposites and reference materials are displayed to account for the effects of intercalation and exfoliations of layered aluminosilicates. Finally, multiscale molecular simulation protocols are presenting for predicting morphologies and properties of nanostructured polymer systems with industrial relevance. As far as applications are concerned, Clay–Polymer Nanocomposites examines structural composites such as clay–epoxy and clay–biopolymers, the use of clay–polymer nanocomposites as reactive nanocomposite fillers, catalytic clay-(conductive) polymers and similar nanocomposites for the uptake of hazardous compounds or for controlled drug release, antibacterial applications, energy storage, and more. The most comprehensive coverage of the state of the art in clay–polymer nanocomposites, from synthesis and design to opportunities and applications Covers the various methods of characterization of clay–polymer nanocomposites - including spectroscopy, thermal analyses, and X-ray diffraction Includes a discussion of a range of application areas, including biomedicine, energy storage, biofouling resistance, and more

Modern Polymer Spectroscopy

Modern Polymer Spectroscopy
Author: Peter Wilhelm
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2009-02-05
ISBN 10: 3527626301
ISBN 13: 9783527626304
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modern Polymer Spectroscopy Book Review:

Containing selected presentations from both academic institutions and industry held at the 17th European Symposium on Polymer Spectroscopy (ESOPS17), this volume covers the latest developments in the spectroscopic characterization of polymeric materials. As such, the papers cover such methods as infrared and Raman spectroscopy and imaging, NMR and ESR spectroscopy, dielectric spectroscopy, also in combination with light and electron microscopy and near-field imaging.

Composite Materials Engineering

Composite Materials Engineering
Author: Alexander V. Vakhrushev,A. K. Haghi
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 222
Release: 2019-11-27
ISBN 10: 0429515928
ISBN 13: 9780429515927
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Composite Materials Engineering Book Review:

This book provides a compilation of innovative fabrication strategies and utilization methodologies that are frequently adopted in the advanced composite materials community. It addresses developing appropriate composites to efficiently utilize macro- and nanoscale features. It covers a selection of key aspects of composite materials, including history, reinforcements, matrix materials, mechanical properties, physical properties, theory, and applications. The volume reviews the research developments of a number of widely studied composite materials with different matrices. Key features of this book: Contains new coverage of nanocomposites Reflects the latest theoretical and engineering and industrial applications of composite materials Provides design methods with numerical information and technical formulations needed for researchers Presents a critical review of progress in research and development on composite materials Offers comments on future research direction and ideas for product development

Spectroscopic Methods for Nanomaterials Characterization

Spectroscopic Methods for Nanomaterials Characterization
Author: Sabu Thomas,Raju Thomas,Ajesh K Zachariah,Raghvendra Kumar Mishra
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 444
Release: 2017-05-19
ISBN 10: 0323461468
ISBN 13: 9780323461467
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spectroscopic Methods for Nanomaterials Characterization Book Review:

Nanomaterials Characterization Techniques, Volume Two, part of an ongoing series, offers a detailed analysis of the different types of spectroscopic methods currently being used in nanocharacterization. These include, for example, the Raman spectroscopic method for the characterization of carbon nanotubes (CNTs). This book outlines the different kinds of spectroscopic tools being used for the characterization of nanomaterials and discusses under what conditions each should be used. The book is intended to cover all the major spectroscopic techniques for nanocharacterization, making it an important resource for both the academic community at the research level and the industrial community involved in nanomanufacturing. Explores how spectroscopy and X-ray-based nanocharacterization techniques are applied in modern industry Analyzes all the major spectroscopy and X-ray-based nanocharacterization techniques, allowing the reader to choose the best for their situation Presents a method-orientated approach that explains how to successfully use each technique

Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites

Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Sabu Thomas,Saju Daniel
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 874
Release: 2019-11-28
ISBN 10: 0081019041
ISBN 13: 9780081019047
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Nanocomposites based on layered double hydroxides (LDHs) have recently become a formidable research area due to their amendable properties and potential applications. The distinct properties of LDH polymer nanocomposites include a wide range of chemical compositions, structural homogeneity, unique anion exchanging ability, easy synthesis, high bound water content, memory effect, non-toxicity and biocompatibility. This means that LDH polymer nanocomposites have the potential for new and innovative applications. Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites presents a comprehensive overview of the recent innovative advances in the fabrication, characterization and applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites. As well as covering fundamental structural and chemical knowledge, this book also explores various properties and characterization techniques including microscopic, spectroscopic and mechanical behaviors. There is also a strong focus on the potential applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites, such as energy, electrical and electronic, electromagnetic shielding, biomedical, agricultural, food packaging and water purification functions. This book provides comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research in the field of LDH polymer nanocomposites and their future applications. This book will be an essential read for all academics, researchers, engineers and students working in this area. Fundamental knowledge of LDH polymer nanocomposites, including chemical composition, structural features and fabrication techniques Provides an analytical overview of the different types of characterization techniques and technologies Extensive review on cutting-edge research for potential future applications, in a variety of industries

Sustainable Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites

Sustainable Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites
Author: Inamuddin,Sabu Thomas,Raghvendra Kumar Mishra,Abdullah M. Asiri
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 1440
Release: 2019-02-01
ISBN 10: 3030053997
ISBN 13: 9783030053994
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites Book Review:

This book presents emerging economical and environmentally friendly polymer composites that are free of the side effects observed in traditional composites. It focuses on eco-friendly composite materials using granulated cork, a by-product of the cork industry; cellulose pulp from the recycling of paper residues; hemp fibers; and a range of other environmentally friendly materials procured from various sources. The book presents the manufacturing methods, properties and characterization techniques of these eco-friendly composites. The respective chapters address classical and recent aspects of eco-friendly polymer composites and their chemistry, along with practical applications in the biomedical, pharmaceutical, automotive and other sectors. Topics addressed include the fundamentals, processing, properties, practicality, drawbacks and advantages of eco-friendly polymer composites. Featuring contributions by experts in the field with a variety of backgrounds and specialties, the book will appeal to researchers and students in the fields of materials science and environmental science. Moreover, it fills the gap between research work in the laboratory and practical applications in related industries.

Silica and Clay Dispersed Polymer Nanocomposites

Silica and Clay Dispersed Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Md Rezaur Rahman
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2018-06-13
ISBN 10: 0081021305
ISBN 13: 9780081021309
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Silica and Clay Dispersed Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

The production of ‘polymer nanocomposites’ has recently gained considerable attention from both the academic and industrial community, especially in the area of nanoscience. This is mainly due to their enhanced improvements in physico-mechanical, thermal and barrier properties compared to micro and more conventional composites. Their nanoscale dimensions, biodegradable character, cost-effectiveness and sustainability have constituted a stimulus for this increasing interest. Currently there is no limit to the possibility of applications. However, despite all this progress, it is still difficult to achieve uniform dispersion between the filler and the matrix, as agglomerations form far too easily and the production of polymer nanocomposites with high mechanical and thermal properties is still limited. The authors of this proposed book, are of the opinion, that with the increase in scientific publications and the rapid progress in processing possibilities to produce nanocomposites based on various nanoscale fillers (silica/clay), a book that collects all of these scientific findings in one place would be timely and of great interest to both students and scientific researchers, who are concerned with the production, and application of nanocomposites as new innovative materials. The authors aim is to present the latest research findings on the fabrication, properties and applications of nanofillers as reinforcement in polymer nanocomposites. Particular emphasis will be placed on the introduction of various nanofillers (silica/clay) into different elastomeric polymer matrices that will enhance the properties of these materials and their applications. The book will provide an up-to-date review of major innovations in the field and act as a reference for future research in materials science and engineering, which is highly topical due to the demand to produce more sustainable and eco-friendly innovative advanced materials from elastomeric polymers. Emphasis on silica/clay as outstanding reinforcing potential in elastomeric polymer matrices Up-to-date on the most relevant innovations in the field of silica/clay nanocomposites and their extensive applications in advanced material science Establishes the most suitable fabrication methods, properties and applications as a solid foundation in materials science and engineering disciplines Includes the incorporation of dual nanofillers that significantly improve the properties of nanocomposites

Synthesis Techniques for Polymer Nanocomposites

Synthesis Techniques for Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Vikas Mittal
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 314
Release: 2015-01-12
ISBN 10: 3527334556
ISBN 13: 9783527334551
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Synthesis Techniques for Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

The book series 'Polymer Nano-, Micro- and Macrocomposites' provides complete and comprehensive information on all important aspects of polymer composite research and development, including, but not limited to synthesis, filler modification, modeling, characterization as well as application and commercialization issues. Each book focuses on a particular topic and gives a balanced in-depth overview of the respective subfield of polymer composite science and its relation to industrial applications. With the books the readers obtain dedicated resources with information relevant to their research, thereby helping to save time and money. Summarizing all the most important synthesis techniques used in the lab as well as in industry, this book is comprehensive in its coverage from chemical, physical and mechanical viewpoints. This book helps readers to choose the correct synthesis route, such as suspension and miniemulsion polymerization, living polymerization, sonication, mechanical methods or the use of radiation, and so achieve the desired composite properties.

NMR Spectroscopy of Polymers

NMR Spectroscopy of Polymers
Author: H.N. Cheng,Tetsuo Asakura,Alan English
Publsiher: OUP USA
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2012-04-19
ISBN 10: 9780841226678
ISBN 13: 0841226679
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

NMR Spectroscopy of Polymers Book Review:

Includes review and papers on the latest advances by acknowledged leaders and active researchers in nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy

Fundamentals Properties and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites

Fundamentals  Properties  and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Joseph H. Koo
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 697
Release: 2016-10-31
ISBN 10: 1107029961
ISBN 13: 9781107029965
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals Properties and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Discusses polymer nanocomposites composed of a family of polymeric materials whose properties are capable of being tailored to meet specific applications.

Carbon Containing Polymer Composites

Carbon Containing Polymer Composites
Author: Mostafizur Rahaman,Dipak Khastgir,Ali Kanakhir Aldalbahi
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 574
Release: 2018-10-05
ISBN 10: 9811326886
ISBN 13: 9789811326882
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Containing Polymer Composites Book Review:

This book discusses the methods synthesizing various carbon materials, like graphite, carbon blacks, carbon fibers, carbon nanotubes, and graphene. It also details different functionalization and modification processes used to improve the properties of these materials and composites. From a geometrical–structural point of view, it examines different properties of the composites, such as mechanical, electrical, dielectric, thermal, rheological, morphological, spectroscopic, electronic, optical, and toxic, and describes the effects of carbon types and their geometrical structure on the properties and applications of composites.

NMR Methods for Characterization of Synthetic and Natural Polymers

NMR Methods for Characterization of Synthetic and Natural Polymers
Author: Toshikazu Miyoshi,Pingchuan Sun,Rongchun Zhang
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 565
Release: 2019-07-29
ISBN 10: 178801863X
ISBN 13: 9781788018630
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

NMR Methods for Characterization of Synthetic and Natural Polymers Book Review:

Since the introduction of FT-NMR spectroscopy around five decades ago, NMR has achieved significant advances in hardware and methodologies, accompanied with the enhancement of spectral resolution and signal sensitivity. Rapid developments in the polymers field mean that accurate and quantitative characterization of polymer structures and dynamics is the keystone for precisely regulating and controlling the physical and chemical properties of the polymer. This book specifically focuses on NMR investigation of complex polymers for the polymer community as well as NMR spectroscopists, and will push the development of both fields. It covers the latest advances, for example high field DNP and ultrafast MAS methodologies, and show how these novel NMR methods characterize various synthetic and natural polymers.

Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy

Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy
Author: Friedrich Kremer,Andreas Schönhals
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 729
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 3642561209
ISBN 13: 9783642561207
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy Book Review:

Both an introductory course to broadband dielectric spectroscopy and a monograph describing recent dielectric contributions to current topics, this book is the first to cover the topic and has been hotly awaited by the scientific community.

Spectroscopic Analyses

Spectroscopic Analyses
Author: Eram Sharmin,Fahmina Zafar
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2017-12-06
ISBN 10: 9535136275
ISBN 13: 9789535136279
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Spectroscopic Analyses Book Review:

The book presents developments and applications of these methods, such as NMR, mass, and others, including their applications in pharmaceutical and biomedical analyses. The book is divided into two sections. The first section covers spectroscopic methods, their applications, and their significance as characterization tools; the second section is dedicated to the applications of spectrophotometric methods in pharmaceutical and biomedical analyses. This book would be useful for students, scholars, and scientists engaged in synthesis, analyses, and applications of materials/polymers.

Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites

Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Sabu Thomas,Saju Daniel
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 874
Release: 2019-11-28
ISBN 10: 0081019041
ISBN 13: 9780081019047
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Nanocomposites based on layered double hydroxides (LDHs) have recently become a formidable research area due to their amendable properties and potential applications. The distinct properties of LDH polymer nanocomposites include a wide range of chemical compositions, structural homogeneity, unique anion exchanging ability, easy synthesis, high bound water content, memory effect, non-toxicity and biocompatibility. This means that LDH polymer nanocomposites have the potential for new and innovative applications. Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites presents a comprehensive overview of the recent innovative advances in the fabrication, characterization and applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites. As well as covering fundamental structural and chemical knowledge, this book also explores various properties and characterization techniques including microscopic, spectroscopic and mechanical behaviors. There is also a strong focus on the potential applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites, such as energy, electrical and electronic, electromagnetic shielding, biomedical, agricultural, food packaging and water purification functions. This book provides comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research in the field of LDH polymer nanocomposites and their future applications. This book will be an essential read for all academics, researchers, engineers and students working in this area. Fundamental knowledge of LDH polymer nanocomposites, including chemical composition, structural features and fabrication techniques Provides an analytical overview of the different types of characterization techniques and technologies Extensive review on cutting-edge research for potential future applications, in a variety of industries

Nanocomposites

Nanocomposites
Author: Subbarayan Sivasankaran
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2019-01-23
ISBN 10: 1789850118
ISBN 13: 9781789850116
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanocomposites Book Review:

To have unimaginably outstanding useful properties (physical, mechanical, electrical, optical, chemical, and magnetic) in a single material design is a highly challenging task in the material science community, which can be achieved through nanocomposites. These nanocomposites can be produced from all conventional materials, which include polymers, metals/alloys, and ceramics, by modifying their internal structures. Due to modification of the structures of all kinds of conventional materials, at either the nano or ultra-fine level, the materials exhibit superior performance, which is a boon for all fields of science. In general, nanocomposite materials can be manufactured by solid-state processing techniques, liquid metallurgy, ex-situ and in-situ powder metallurgy, and other basic science synthesis routes. Furthermore, the possibility of making environmentally friendly materials is also possible with nanotechnology. Therefore, to investigate and demonstrate developments in the field of nanocomposites, this book is targeted at all the scientific personnel working in this field.

Polymer Nanocomposites

Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Joseph Koo
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2010-05-10
ISBN 10: 9780071492041
ISBN 13: 0071492046
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Understand the principles, applications, and limitations of a cutting-edge material Based on the author's 26 years of experience in the field of Nanotechnology, this reference offers researchers and materials scientists a complete reference to the physical concepts, techniques, applications and principles underlying one of the most researched materials. Keeps you abreast of the latest trends, developments, and commercial applications

Raman Spectroscopy

Raman Spectroscopy
Author: Gustavo Morari Do Nascimento
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2018-04-18
ISBN 10: 1789230004
ISBN 13: 9781789230000
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Raman Spectroscopy Book Review:

This book gives a wide overview of the state-of-the-art applications of Raman spectroscopy in characterization of materials and biomaterials. The Raman signal is intrinsically smaller than other vibrational techniques; however, mainly through intensification processes, such as resonance Raman (RR) and surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS), the Raman cross section can be strongly amplified. Thoroughly in these signal amplifications, the study of a diversity of chemical systems and the use of Raman technique for in situ and in vivo measurements is possible. The main goal of this book is to open up to an extended audience the possibilities of uses of Raman spectroscopy. In fact, this collective work will be beneficial to students, teachers, and researchers of many areas who are interested to expand their knowledge about Raman spectroscopy applied to nanotechnology, biotechnology, environmental science, inorganic chemistry, and health sciences.