Special Issue "Novel Stimuli-Responsive (co)Polymers"

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

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2010)

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Dr. Wei Min Huang
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, 639798 Singapore
Website: http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/home/mwmhuang/
E-Mail: mwmhuang@ntu.edu.sg
Phone: +65 67 904 859
Fax: +65 67 924 062
Interests: shape-memory polymers; shape memory hybrids; shape-memory composites; conductive polymers; polymer nanocomposites

Guest Editor
Dr. Richard Fu
Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS UK
E-Mail: r.y.fu@hw.ac.uk

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Due to their unique “switchable” properties, stimuli-responsive polymers have been attracting considerable attention in chemistry, chemical engineering, environment, textile, and biotechnology. In recent years, significant progresses in the stimuli-responsive polymers have been witnessed and successful applications have already been demonstrated in actuators, sensors, intelligent textiles, bio-separation and drug delivery systems. The stimuli have greatly expanded from traditional thermo-responsive to photo-responsive, chemo-responsive, etc. This is largely driven by the increasing demanding from numerous real applications, in particular in biomedical related ones, such as drug delivery and medical devices in the minimally invasive surgery.
This special issue, entitled “Novel Stimuli-Responsive (co)Polymers”, aims to provide a channel to timely showcase the recent development in material science, processing and technologies, as well as applications within this exciting field. In addition, review papers are welcome to feature the progress in a particular area.

Dr. Richard Fu
Dr. Wei Min Huang
Guest Editors

Keywords

  • stimulus-responsive
  • (co)polymers
  • smart polymers
  • shape memory polymers
  • piezoelectric polymers
  • sensors
  • actuators

Published Papers (6 papers)

Polymers 2010, 2(3), 229-251; doi:10.3390/polym2030229
Received: 15 July 2010; in revised form: 15 August 2010 / Accepted: 18 August 2010 / Published: 19 August 2010
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Polymers 2010, 2(3), 188-199; doi:10.3390/polym2030188
Received: 13 June 2010; in revised form: 3 August 2010 / Accepted: 6 August 2010 / Published: 10 August 2010
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Polymers 2010, 2(3), 120-158; doi:10.3390/polym2030120
Received: 1 June 2010; in revised form: 5 July 2010 / Accepted: 21 July 2010 / Published: 28 July 2010
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Polymers 2010, 2(2), 86-101; doi:10.3390/polym2020086
Received: 28 April 2010; in revised form: 2 June 2010 / Accepted: 18 June 2010 / Published: 22 June 2010
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Polymers 2010, 2(2), 31-39; doi:10.3390/polym2020031
Received: 15 January 2010; in revised form: 15 April 2010 / Accepted: 22 April 2010 / Published: 26 April 2010
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Polymers 2010, 2(1), 3-30; doi:10.3390/polym2010003
Received: 25 February 2010; in revised form: 23 March 2010 / Accepted: 23 March 2010 / Published: 25 March 2010
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