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Polymer synthesis: synthesis of copolymers, block-polymers, polyesters, elastomer, polyolefins, polyamides, polycarbonates, rubber, thermoplastics, thermosets, methods for polymerization, etc.
Polymer analysis: characterization and analysis of polymers, polymeric materials and polymer additives, polymerization mechanism, measurement of molecular weight, size, conformation, structure, properties and behavior of polymers, separation, spectroscopy, and scattering techniques, structure-property-processing relationships.
Polymer physics: crystallization, rheology, swelling, phase separation, viscosity and viscoelasticity, mechanical properties, dielectric properties, optical properties, thermal properties, the kinetics of degradation and polymerization.
Theory and simulation: numerical simulation for molecular systems, modeling of polymer structure and conformation, predictive algorithms of polymerization kinetics and polymerization mechanism, modeling and prediction of the performance of functional polymers.
Processing: thermoforming, compression and transfer molding, rotational molding, extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, plastic foam molding.


Collection Title
Collection Editors
Featured Mini Reviews in Polymer Science
(Collection Editor: Alexander Böker)
(Collection Editors: Christine Wandrey, Ruth Freitag, Ulrich Scheler)
Polymeric Adhesives
(Collection Editor: Antonio Pizzi)

Special Issues

Special Issue Title
Special Issue Editors
Submission Deadline
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Advance of Polymers Applied to Biomedical Applications: Cell Scaffolds
(Editors: Insung S. Choi, João F. Mano)
30 Jun 2017 8
Functionally Responsive Polymeric Materials
(Editors: Jinlian Hu, Rui Xiao, Chih-Feng Huang)
30 Apr 2017 19
Bio-inspired and Bio-based Polymers
(Editor: Helmut Schlaad)
31 Mar 2017 17
Polymers and Nanogels for Gene Therapy
(Editor: Ravin Narain)
15 Mar 2017 8
Metal Complexes-Mediated Catalysis in Polymerization
(Editor: Marinos Pitsikalis)
28 Feb 2017 9
Polymers for Chemosensing
(Editor: Po-Chih Yang)
28 Feb 2017 11
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