CH5270 Polymers for Devices


Objectives:

  1. Introduction to polymeric systems, Concepts of intelligent macromolecules and smart devices, synthetic and biological macromolecules, stimuli responsive polymers
  2. Mechanics and thermal analysis
  3. Optical and electronic properties
  4. Overview of advanced processing methods
  5. Ordered and patterned macromolecules, macromolecularnanostructures
  6. Conducting polymers, Polymers in electronic applications
  7. Polymers in membranes, Separation using membranes, Ionexchange polymers, fuel

Reference Books:

  1. Electrical properties of polymers, T Blythe and D Bloor, Cambridgeuniversity press, 2005
  2. Intelligent macromolecules for smart devices, L Dai, Springer, 2004
  3. Capillary electrophoresis of nucleic acids, Volumes I and II, KRMitchelson & J Cheng, Humana Press, 2000 and 2001
  4. Relevant articles from polymers related research journals