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A polymer is a large molecule (macromolecule) composed of repeating structural units typically connected by covalent chemical bonds. Whereas the term polymer is sometimes taken to refer to plastics, it actually encompasses a large class of natural and synthetic materials with a wide variety of properties.

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  1. IMA 2013 UQ: Bayesian Calibration of Molecular Dynamics Simulations for Composite Materials Properties

    28 May 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul N. Patrone

    In this talk, I discuss ongoing research whose goal is to determine, via Bayesian inference, an ensemble of inputs that represents a class of commercially important amine-cured epoxies. We...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/20312

  2. Design of Optoelectronically-active Polymers for Organic Photovoltaic Applications

    08 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bryan W. Boudouris

    Organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices are of great interest due to their promise of providing flexible, lightweight, and inexpensive alternatives to their currently-used inorganic counterparts....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16695

  3. Illinois 2011 NanoBiophotonics Summer School: Poster Day: Peng Huang

    29 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peng Huang, Nadia Jassim

    Local raster scanning of high speed imaging of polymers in atomic force microscopy.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12530

  4. Solar Cells Lecture 5: Organic Photovoltaics

    29 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Organic solar cells make use of low-cost organic polymers for photovoltaics. Although these solar cells may appear to be quite different from solar cells made with conventional,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11950

  5. OPV: Synthesis and Nanostructure Control of All-conjugated Diblock Copolymers for the Application of Organic Electronic Devices

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yue Zhang

    This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10502

  6. OPV: Conjugated Polymer Design and Chemistry for Organic Photovoltaics

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Claire H Woo

    This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy, both...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10504

  7. Superficial Science – Polymer Surface Science at Purdue

    26 Aug 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jeffery Youngblood

    In this presentation, Professor Youngblood describes his current research projects and the theme that ties them together - surface science.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9587

  8. Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies

    08 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bharat Bhushan

    Fundamental nanotribological studies provide insight to molecular origins of interfacial phenomena including adhesion, friction, wear and lubrication. Friction and wear of lightly loaded...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6573

  9. Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 17: Simulation of Polymers

    30 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley, Omar N Sobh

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6714

  10. Energy and Nanoscience A More Perfect Union

    29 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner

    Huge problems of energy and sustainability confront the science/engineering community, mankind, and our planet. The energy problem comes in many dimensions, including supply, demand, conservation,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6554

  11. Illinois MATSE 280 Introduction to Engineering Materials, Lecture 4 : Polymer Structures

    04 Oct 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Duane Douglas Johnson, Omar N Sobh

    Issues to Address... What are the basic Classification? Monomers and chemical groups? Nomenclature? ...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5544

  12. Self-assembled Monolayer Based Biosensors for Healthcare

    06 Aug 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): B. D. Malhotra

    There is increased demand both in developed and the developing countries for ready availability of biosensors [1-5]. In this context, self-assembled monolayer (Scheme I) based biosensors have...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4812

  13. Nanomaterials in Biosensing Using Ion Selective Field Effect Transistors and Metal Particles

    30 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nalam Madhusudhana Rao

    The multifunctionality, multilayerable architechture and size of nanomaterials offer tremendous opportunities in developing sensing platforms. Ion Selective Field Effect Transistors (ISFET) are...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4813

  14. Strategies for Preparation and Manufacture of Polymer-based Nanoparticulate Formulations

    21 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen R. Byrn

    Nanoparticles hold great promise for drug delivery applications. Several polymer-based formulations containing nanoparticles are in late phase development or on the market. In fact, polymer...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4810

  15. Functionalized Nanomaterials at the Interface of Biology and Technology

    24 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dean Ho, NCLT administator

    Nanomaterials, such as block copolymeric membranes and nanodiamonds, can be engineered for a broad range of applications in energy and medicine. This presentation will highlight the relevance...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3761

  16. Introduction to and Advances in Self-Healing Polymers

    14 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerald O. Wilson

    The presenter briefly introduces the topic of Self-Healing Polymer research and continues to give a Survey of Ruthenium Metathesis Catalysts for Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization-Based...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2808

  17. Polymers for nanoparticle and nanocrystal formulations for drug delivery

    15 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen R. Byrn

    Nanoparticles hold great promise for drug delivery applications. Nanoparticles might prove to be the only way to bring water insoluble, chemically unstable drugs to market. Because of this, this...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2690

  18. Orientational Dependence of Friction in Polyethylene

    16 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): SeongJun Heo

    The frictional properties of polyethylene polymer are investigated by using classical molecular dynamics simulations. Especially, the sliding orientational effect is considered in this study. The...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2601

  19. Multiscale Modeling of the Mechanical Behavior of Polymer-Based Nanocomposites

    25 Mar 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Catalin Picu

    Polymers filled with nanoscale fillers (carbon nanotubes or nanoparticles) exhibit enhanced properties compared with the neat polymer and with the polymer filled with micron-sized fillers at same...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/158

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