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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.
Learn more about quantum dots from the many resources on this site, listed below. More information on Polymers can be found here.
Illinois ABE 446 Lecture 3: Quantum Dots and Polymers
11 Feb 2010 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Kaustubh Bhalerao
David Charles Martin
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....
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,...
Franklin Jaramillo Isaza
Functionalized Nanomaterials at the Interface of Biology and Technology
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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
Ikechukwu Emmanuel Okonkwo
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.
Illinois MATSE 280 Introduction to Engineering Materials, Lecture 4 : Polymer Structures
06 Oct 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Duane Douglas Johnson, Omar N Sobh
Issues to Address...
What are the basic
Monomers and chemical groups?
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 17: Simulation of Polymers
30 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley, Omar N Sobh
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...
Introduction to and Advances in Self-Healing Polymers
22 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...
Multiscale Modeling of the Mechanical Behavior of Polymer-Based Nanocomposites
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26 Aug 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...
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...
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...
nuSIMM: nanoHUB user Simulation Interface for Molecular Modeling
18 Jun 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Michael Fortunato, Lauren Abbott, Kyle E Hart, coray colina
Simulated polymerization, equilibration, and characterization of molecular models
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...