Ailton De Souza Gomes

Federal University of Rio de JaneiroBrazil

Ailton de Souza Gomes received a PhD degree in organic chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1968, he did post doctoral research at the University of Michigan in 1969 and at Imperial College of Science and Technology in 1977. He was visiting Professor at Case Western Reserve University (1989-1990). In 1994 Dr Ailton de Souza Gomes was appointed full professor at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. In recent years he has focused his research on polymers for use in fuel cell and other special applications. He has more than 110 publications and was president of the Brazilian Polymer Society and Chairman of the MACRO2006 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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This book comprises the contributions of several authors in the area of polymer physics by application of conducting polymers; hydrogel films on optical fiber core; thin film polymers; PDLC films application; photopolymers for holographic media; microwave absorption and EMI shielding behavior of nanocomposites based on intrinsically conducting polymers and graphene and carbon nanotubes; in the area of polymer synthesis of conducting polymers; oxidative polymerization of aniline; electro reductive polymerization; polysilanes with ordered sequences; radiation cross-linking poly(urethane-imide) and nitrogen-rich polymers as candidates for energetic applications; development of ruthenium complexes to novel functional nanocomposites. We hope that this book will help inspire readers to pursue study and research in this field.

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