Advanced Functional Polymers and Composites: Materials, Devices and Allied Applications. Volume 1


Inamuddin, PhD (Editor)
Department of Applied Chemistry Faculty of Engineering & Technology Aligarh Muslim University, Alligarh, India

Series: Materials Science and Technologies
BISAC: SCI013000

It is well known that polymeric and composite materials are finding various applications in some critical areas of human endeavors, such as medicine, medical appliances, energy and the environment. This edition will, hopefully, evoke interest from scientists working in the fields of chemistry, polymer chemistry, electrochemistry and material science. Its applications and uses include: polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, sensors, actuators, coatings, electrochromic and electroluminescent materials, magnetic polymers, organo-metallic polymers, tissue engineering, methods of the immobilization of biological molecules, and dental and orthopedic applications.

This edition is a highly valuable source for scientists, researchers, upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, as well as college and university professors, because it provides the most up-to-date reference work summarizing the pioneering research work in the field of polymeric and composite materials. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Advances in Membranes for High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells
(Mohamed Mahmoud Nasef, Hamdani Saidi, Habibu Uthman and Paveswari Sithambaranathan, Institute of Hydrogen Economy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, KL campus, Jalan Semarak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Chapter 2. Surface-Confined Ruthenium and Osmium Polypyridyl Complexes as Electrochromic Materials
(Pooja Yadav, Anup Kumar and Tarkeshwar Gupta, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi, India)

Chapter 3. Magnetic Polymeric Nanocomposite Materials: Basic Principles Preparations and Microwave Absorption Application
(Sahrim Hj Ahmad, Mohamed Mahmoud Nasef, Mustaffa Hj Abdullah and Moayad Husein Flaifel, Department of Materials Science, School of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, and others)

Chapter 4. Polyetheramide-Birth of a New Coating Material
(Manawwer Alam, Fahmina Zafar and Eram Sharmin, Research Centre-College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and others)

Chapter 5. Advanced Functional Polymers and Composite Materials and their Role in Electroluminescent Applications
(M. Jamil, J. T. Rhee, Farzana Ahmad and Y. J. Jeon, Division of International Studies, University College, Konkuk University,
Seoul, Korea, and others)

Chapter 6. Poly(Methacrylic Acid) and Poly(Itaconic Acid) Applications as pH-Sensitive Actuators
(Vesna Paniæ and Sava Velièkoviæ, Department of Polymer Materials, Innovation Center of Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)

Chapter 7. Cell Scaffolds and Fabrication Technologies for Tissue Engineering
(Tatiana Andreani, Amélia M. Silva and Eliana B. Souto, Department of Biology and Environment, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Vila Real, Portugal, and others)

Chapter 8. Immobilization of Lipase by Physical Adsorption on Selective Polymers
(Nitin Kumar Saun and Reena Gupta, Department of Biotechnology, Himachal Pradesh University, Summerhill, Shimla, India)

Chapter 9. Applications of SolEmulsions® Technology in Drug Delivery
(Bruno Miguel Lemos Ponte, Isis Sofia Norinho dos Santos and Eliana Maria Barbosa Souto, Faculty of Health Sciences, Fernando Pessoa University, Rua Carlos da Maia, Porto, Portugal, and others)

Chapter 10. Acrylic Polymers for Denture-Base Materials
(Sava Velièkoviæ, Department of Polymer Materials, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)

Chapter 11. Material Advancements in Orthopedic Applications
(Vijay Kumar Meena, Suman Singh, Raj Kumar Pal, Divya Agrawal, Ashish Gulia and Rohit Jindal, Central Scientific Instruments Organisation, Chandigarh, India, and others)

Chapter 12. Recent Advances in Dental Composites: A Review
(Ghulam Sarwar Hashmi and Huma Iftekhar, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, MDS (Conservative Dentistry), Dr. Ziauddian Ahmad Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India)


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