Multifunctional Polymeric and Hybrid Materials: Volume 1718 (MRS Proceedings)

Multifunctional Polymeric and Hybrid Materials: Volume 1718 (MRS Proceedings)

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Materials Research Society
Edition: Illustrated, 9/15/2015
EAN 9781605116952, ISBN10: 1605116955

Hardcover, 179 pages, 23.6 x 15.7 x 1.5 cm
Language: English
Originally published in English

The Materials Research Society Symposium B, 'Multifunctional Polymeric and Hybrid Materials', was held November 30–December 5 at the 2014 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. This symposium proceedings volume includes recent advances in the process of achieving multifunctionality of materials by mimicry of biological structure and interactions, by the presence of natural or biologically active components, such as enzymes or polymeric prodrugs, via complex, but controlled physical behavior, e.g., actively moving polymers (shape-memory, shape-morphing), or by simultaneously performing multiple activities, e.g., interacting with a biological environment while also imaging it. Additional functions include electrical or thermal conductivity, redox behavior, (bio)sensing, temperature-dependent behavior, bio-compatibility and/or controlled degradation, bioresponsive drug delivery and self-healing. The papers are divided into four sections, representing the principal topics of Symposium B: (1) Multifunctional Composites, (2) Stimuli-Sensitive Polymers and Gels, (3) Characterization of Multifunctional Polymer Systems, and (4) Structured Surfaces and Multilayered Polymers.

Part I. Multifunctional Composites
1. Thermal, mechanical and magneto-mechanical characterization of liquid crystalline elastomers loaded with iron oxide nanoparticles
2. Anisotropic composites of desaminotyrosine and desaminotyrosyl tyrosine functionalized gelatin and bioactive glass microparticles
3. Potential of polarized PVDF/carbon nanotube nanocomposite scaffolds for cell growth
4. Molecular disorder in prestrained nanocomposites
effects of processing on durability of thermally-active ethylene-vinyl acetate | PyChol | multiwall carbon nanotubes
5. Investigating thiol-epoxy composites for semiconductor die attach adhesives
Part II. Stimuli-Sensitive Polymers and Gels
6. Systematic study on the remote triggering of thermo-responsive hydrogels using RF heating of Fe3O4 nanoparticles
7. Relation-between nanostructural changes and macroscopic effects during reversible temperature-memory effect under stress-free conditions in semicrystalline polymer networks
8. Photo-reversibility of cinnamylidene acetic acid derived crosslinks in poly(e-caprolactone) networks
9. Branched amphiphilic polysulfides
influence of macromolecular architecture on self-assembly and oxidation responsiveness
10. Modelling and analysis of pH responsive hydrogels for the development of biomimetic photo-actuating structures
11. Thermally controlled shape-memory investigations of nanocomposites based on oligo(x-pentadecalactone) and magnetic nanoparticles acting as crosslinks
Part III. Characterization of Multifunctional Polymer Systems
12. Biohybrid fibro-porous vascular scaffolds
effect of crosslinking on properties
13. Purity of mushroom tyrosinase as a biocatalyst for biomaterial synthesis affects the stability of therapeutic peptides
14. Cationic cellulose nanocrystals
synthesis, characterization and cytotoxicity studies
15. Immuno-compatibility of desaminotyrosine and desaminotyrosyl tyrosine functionalized star-shaped oligo(ethylene glycol)s with different molecular weights
16. Influence of glycidylmethacrylate functional groups attached to gelatin on the formation and properties of hydrogels
17. Robot-assisted synthesis and characterization of polyester-based polyurethanes
18. The use of MRI as a technique for hydrophilic polymer swelling characterization
19. Thermomechanical characterization of a series of crosslinked poly[ethylene-co-(vinyl acetate)] (PEVA) copolymers
20. Poly(n-butylcyanoacrylate) nanoparticles as carriers for adenosine triphosphate
Part IV. Structured Surfaces and Multilayered Polymers
21. Using lasers to create metal-polyimide films with alternating layers
22. A robust multilayer dielectric elastomer actuator
23. Nanofiber-based membrane separators for lithium-ion batteries
24. Fabrication of silk microstructures using photolithography.