Dublin -- Research and Markets has added John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "In-situ Synthesis of Polymer Nanocomposites" to its range.
This book covers proven strategies -- as well as pitfalls -- involved in successfully synthesising different types of nano-composites together with their various demands concerning the processing conditions and other influencing factors.
Following an overview of the synthesis methodologies, R&M says the text goes on to discuss the most relevant polymer materials, including polyamides, polyolefins, polyacrylates, polyethylenes, polyurethanes, polyesters and polyepoxides.
Author Vikas Mittal is an assistant professor at the Chemical Engineering Department of The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi. He obtained his PhD in 2006 in Polymer and Materials Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland. Later, he worked as Materials Scientist in the Active and Intelligent Coatings section of SunChemical in London, UK and as Polymer Engineer at BASF Polymer Research in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
His research interests include polymer nanocomposites, novel filler surface modifications, thermal stability enhancements, polymer latexes with functionalised surfaces etc. He has authored over 40 scientific publications, book chapters and patents on these subjects.
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