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Edited by Ailton De Souza Gomes

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

This book comprises the contributions of several authors in the area of polymer characterization by atomic force microscopy of the polymer network structure formed in Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals Cells; polymerization by microwave irradiation method of starch/acrylic acid/acrylamide; polymerization of olefins; emulsion polymerization; ring opening polymerization; cationic polymerization of vinyl monomers ; block and graft copolymerization by controlled/living polymerization; fabrication of doped microstructures by two-photon polymerization; rheology of biomaterials; plant cell wall polymers; polyADP-Ribosylation in postfertilization and genome reprogramming . We hope that this book will help inspire readers to pursue study and research in this field.

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PolymerizationEdited by Ailton De Souza Gomes

Published: September 12th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2750

ISBN: 978-953-51-0745-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6233-9

Copyright year: 2012

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75834 Total Chapter Downloads

73 Crossref Citations

119 Web of Science Citations

188 Dimensions Citations


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1. Atomic Force Microscopy Observations of the Polymer Network Structure Formed in Ferroelectric Liquid Crystals Cells

By M. Petit


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2. Analysis of the Miscibility of Polymer Blends Through Molecular Dynamics Simulations

By Inger Martínez de Arenaza, Emiliano Meaurio and Jose-Ramon Sarasua


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3. Polymer Biocompatibility

By Isabel Cristina Celerino de Moraes Porto


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4. Plant Cell Wall Polymers: Function, Structure and Biological Activity of Their Derivatives

By Marisol Ochoa-Villarreal, Emmanuel Aispuro-Hernández, Irasema Vargas-Arispuro and Miguel Ángel Martínez-Téllez


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5. Comparison of Traditional Methods and Microwave Irradiation Method About Amylum/Acrylic Acid /Acrylamide Polymerization

By Hao Ren, Zhen Niu, Juan Wang and Jing Ning


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6. FI Catalyst for Polymerization of Olefin

By S. Damavandi, S. Ahmadjo, R. Sandaroos and G.H. Zohuri


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7. High Affinity Polymers by Molecular Imprinting for Drug Delivery

By Mara Soares da Silva and Teresa Casimiro


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8. An Advanced Approach on the Study of Emulsion Polymerization: Effect of the Initial Dispersion State of the System on the Reaction Mechanism, Polymerization Rate, and Size Distribution of Polymer-Monomer Particles

By M. Khaddazh, I.A. Gritskova and G.I. Litvinenko


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9. Recent Progress in Benzocyclobutene Related Polymers

By Junxiao Yang, Yawen Huang and Ke Cao


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10. Titanium (IV) and Nickel (II) Catalysts Based on Anilinotropone Ligands

By Reza Sandaroos, Tomás Cuenca, Gholam Hossein Zohuri, Saman Damavandi and Saeid Ahmadjo


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11. Cationic Polymerization of Vinyl Monomers Under the Action of Metalorganic Compounds

By Alexey Lyapkov, Elena Ionova, Vladimir Bondaletov and Alexey Pestryakov


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12. Synthesis of Ba1-xCaxTiO3 by Complex Polymerization Method (CPM)

By Fabiana V. Motta, Ana Paula A. Marques, Carlos A. Paskocimas, Mauricio R. D. Bomio, Amélia S. F. Santos, Edson R. Leite, José A. Varela and Elson Longo


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13. Block and Graft Copolymerization by Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization Methods

By Hülya Arslan


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14. PolyADP-Ribosylation in Postfertilization and Genome Reprogramming: Implications for Carcinogenesis

By Tomoharu Osada and Mitsuko Masutani


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15. Two-Photon Polymerization Fabrication of Doped Microstructures

By Daniel S. Correa, Leonardo De Boni, Adriano J. G. Otuka, Vinicius Tribuzi and Cleber R. Mendonça


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16. A Survey of Equations of State for Polymers

By Yuri Guerrieri, Karen Valverde Pontes, Gloria Meyberg Nunes Costa and Marcelo Embiruçu


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17. Rheology - Theory and Application to Biomaterials

By Hiroshi Murata


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