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Companies Polymers

Wacker Chemie AG, Germany

WACKER is a globally operating chemical company headquartered in Munich, Germany. Its portfolio focuses on silicone chemistry, polymer chemistry, fine chemicals and biotech products, polysilicon, wafers and hyperpure silicon monocrystals. In line with these core areas of expertise, WACKER has specia more

Covestro AG, Germany

Since September 2015, Bayer MaterialScience has been an independent company, operating under the new name Covestro. We continue to be a leading supplier of high-value polymers and innovative solutions for key sectors such as transportation, construction, electronics, furniture, sports equipment and more

Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V. (GDCh), Germany

The Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh) is the largest chemical society in continental Europe with members from academe, industry and other areas. The GDCh supports chemistry in teaching, research and application and promotes the understanding of chemistry in the public. The society, a registered more

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News Polymers

  • Using light to control curvature of plastics remotely

    Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a technique that uses light to get two-dimensional (2-D) plastic sheets to curve into three-dimensional (3-D) structures, such as spheres, tubes or bowls. The advance builds on earlier work by the same research team, which focused on self more

  • Identification of molecular origins underlying the interfacial slip

    A team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has discovered the fundamental principles of handling polymers, which constitute the basis of man-made materials, such as plastics, paints, and even consmatics. In this work, Professor Chunggi Baig of Energy and Chemical Engineering and his team presented more

  • Small nanoparticles have surprisingly big effects on polymer nanocomposites

    Polymer nanocomposites mix particles billionths of a meter (nanometers, nm) in diameter with polymers, which are long molecular chains. Often used to make injection-molded products, they are common in automobiles, fire retardants, packaging materials, drug-delivery systems, medical devices, coatings more

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Videos Polymers

New Polymers for Solar Power

As part of the 2015–2016 Fellows’ Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Scott T. Milner RI ’16 discusses current trends in solar power, how solar cells work, and how polymer-based materials may offer an attractive alternative to silicon. more

Curvature from planar polymer sheets in response to light

Researchers at NC State have developed a way to create curvature from 2D sheets using only light.The advance builds on earlier work by the same research team, which focused on self-folding 3-D structures. The key advance here is that rather than having the plastic fold along sharp lines – into s ... more

Soap That Slides Off the Bottle

You thought getting ketchup out of a bottle was hard? Ohio State University researchers have tackled an even harder problem: getting shampoo out of a bottle. The chemicals that make soap “soapy” also make them stick to plastic, but here a microscopic coating makes the soap just roll off. more

White papers Polymers

  • GC-C-IRMS Determination of Hormones

    By amending methodology to utilize eVol® for sample preparation processes for GC-C-IRMS C isotope ratio analysis, the ISORA department has: improved sample preparation conditions and the GC-C-IRMS analysis results by removing the risk of ghost peaks, more

  • Absolute Molar Mass Characterisation

    Multi-angle light scattering coupled to SEC or other fractionation methods can provide an absolute means for measuring the molar mass, size and distribution of proteins, polymers and particles of all sorts. Wyatt Technology's MALS also enables the el more

  • Structural and Chemical 3D Imaging with AFM and Raman.

    In the Life Sciences and Bio-medical Research, the characterization of chemical compounds within cells or tissues is one of the most important and difficult tasks for researchers to perform. The development of pharmaceuticals such as drug delivery co more

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Infographics Polymers

The Chemistry of the World Cup Football

A number of chemical materials are used in the manufacture of the Brazuca, the World Cup football. The majority of these materials are polymers; these are very long molecules built up from many smaller component molecules. A simple, everyday example is polyethene, used to make some plastic bags. Dif more

A Guide to Common Household Plastics

Plastic is everywhere in our day to day lives – but, of course, ‘plastic’ is just a catch-all term for a range of different chemical substances. This graphic takes a look at some of the more common plastics we encounter on a regular basis, and examines their chemical structures. Below, we’ll also ta more

The Chemistry of the EURO 2016 Football

This year’s European Championships are now well under way in France, and there’s already been some great football on show. It might surprise you to learn that some chemistry has also been taking centre-stage! The EURO 2016 ball is a triumph of materials science, and in this post we take a look at so more

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Events Polymers

Conference
28-03 – 29-03
2017
Cologne, DE

Plastics Regulations 2017

Plastics Regulations 2017 will provide expert analysis and guidance on a range of international legislative and regulatory issues that will impact on polymer producers, compounders, processors and end users. Organised by AMI, the two-day conference will be held in Cologne, Germany on 28 - 29 March 2

Conference
30-03 – 31-03
2017
Dubai, AE

14th Global Experts Meeting on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

Summary:Nanomaterials are the elements which has at least one spatial measurement in the size range of 1 to 100 nanometer. Nanomaterials can be produced with various modulation dimensionalities. It can be distinct nanostructure such as quantum dots, nanocrystals, atomic clusters, nanotubes and nanow

Conference
08-05 – 09-05
2017
Barcelona, ES

2nd World Congress on Polymer Science and Engineering

The 2nd World Congress on Polymer Science and Engineering is going to be held at Barcelona, Spain during May 8-9,2017,it is an informative program spanning for two days, Organized by Conference Series LLC. Bringing together pioneers in the field of Polymer science and Engineering, world-class profe

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q&more articles Polymers

  • Modular biofactories at the cellular level

    Despite his love for complex molecular architectures, this „dyed-in-the-wool“ bio-organic chemist has never embraced the conventional segregation of synthetic polymers and bio­logical macromolecules. All molecules are composed of atoms, after all. Why make an artificial distinction? Why not simply combine these domains together? more

Definition

Coordination polymers

Coordination polymers Coordination polymer is the term given in inorganic chemistry to a metal coordination compound where a ligand bridge s between metal centres, where each metal centre binds to more than one ligand to create an infinite arr ... more

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