Special Issue "Polymer Blends"


A special issue of Polymers (ISSN 2073-4360).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2014)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Lloyd M. Robeson
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
E-Mail: lesrob2@verizon.net
Phone: +1 610 481 0117
Interests: polymer blends; polymer composites; polymer membranes and membrane separations; gas permeability; polymer structure/property relationships; polymers for emerging technologies

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This special issue of Polymers is dedicated to polymer blends. This subject has been a major area of polymer science and technology for almost five decades. The advances in this field have generated significant utility comprising a major component of available commercial polymeric materials. Topics of interest for this issue will include (but not be limited to) polymer miscibility studies, compatibilization methods, characterization methods, structure/property correlations, and application investigations. Papers directed towards the utility of polymer blends in emerging technologies including electronic materials, optoelectronics, membrane separation (gas or water), biomaterials, fuel cell membranes and new battery materials will particularly be of interest. The papers of this issue should be of interest to investigators in polymer science in academic, industrial and government institutions.

Prof. Dr. Lloyd M. Robeson
Guest Editor


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  • polymer blends
  • polymer miscibility
  • polymer blend compatibilization
  • polymer blend applications

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p. 2146-2156
by ,  and
Polymers 2014, 6(8), 2146-2156; doi:10.3390/polym6082146
Received: 2 January 2014; in revised form: 28 March 2014 / Accepted: 2 April 2014 / Published: 11 August 2014
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p. 1251-1265
Polymers 2014, 6(5), 1251-1265; doi:10.3390/polym6051251
Received: 21 March 2014; in revised form: 14 April 2014 / Accepted: 25 April 2014 / Published: 30 April 2014
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p. 926-948
by , , , , ,  and
Polymers 2014, 6(3), 926-948; doi:10.3390/polym6030926
Received: 21 February 2014; in revised form: 12 March 2014 / Accepted: 17 March 2014 / Published: 21 March 2014
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Planned Papers

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Last update: 25 August 2014

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