Supramolecular Polymers, Second Edition (Hardback)Alberto Ciferri (editor)
- We can order this
The book highlights developments in the synthesis of complex structures, chemical design principles, and theoretical models of growth processes resulting in an increasingly accurate prediction of stability, degree of polymerization, and shape of various assemblies. It focuses on the rich variety of properties, functions, and applications of self-assembling supramolecular polymers. Supramolecular Polymers, Second Edition ties together potential applications such as those of nanostructures with dynamic-combinatorial-adaptive self-healing features, opto-electronic devices, supramolecular amphiphiles, hydrogels, organic/inorganic nanocomposites, molecular biosensors, molecular imprinting, molecular engines, templates for superlattices with prescribed symmetry. Several chapters of the first edition have been updated or rewritten, and an equal number of new chapters have been added. More than 500 drawings, photographs, micrographs, equations, and tables enhance and reinforce essential concepts presented in the book.
Authored by an expert in polymer mechanics, biopolymers, liquid crystals, and supramolecular assemblies, Supramolecular Polymers, Second Edition emphasizes fundamental principles at the basis of bottom-up nanotechnology, chemical design strategies, and exciting applications for various self-assembling materials for a unified and cutting-edge account of the field.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 776
Weight: 1769 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 47 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition
- Dmitry M. Rudkevich, University of Texas at Arlington, in J. AM. CHEM. Soc., Vol. 128, 7110-7112, 2006
"...761 fascinating pages...richly illustrated...this book is a must for people who are interested in this discipline or for those who are keen to keep up with new cutting edge technologies."
-Hans Misiak, Chemistry & Industry, October 2006
"This book provides an outstanding and comprehensive review of supramolecular polymers. ...The contents of the chapters have been extensively updated from what was in the first edition of this book published five years ago. The organization of the chapters is very well done...The editors have done an excellent job in presenting the book in a thoroughly revised and updated form. In general, the book provides tutorial information and should be useful to the non-specialists...who want some basic information about the designated topic area. ...A nice collection of reviews covering various aspects of supramolecular polymers...Recommended as a valuable resource."
Polymer News, Abhijit Sarkar, Midland Molecular Institute, Midland, MI, USA
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review