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Special Issue "Polymers for Chemosensing II"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2019.
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Yuan Ze University, No.135, Yuan-Tung Road, Chung-Li, Taoyuan City 32003, Taiwan
Interests: linear and hyperbranched conjugated polymers in chemosensors, RAFT living radical polymerization and self-assembly, D-π-A conjugated molecules and their intra-molecular energy/charge transfers, CdSe/conjugated polymer organic/inorganic composites
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Special Issue in Polymers: Polymers for Chemosensing
Special Issue in Polymers: RAFT Living Radical Polymerization and Self-Assembly
Department of Molecular Science & Organic Polymeric Materials Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, No.1, Sec. 3, Zhongxiao E. Road, Taipei 10608, Taiwan
Interests: electrospun nanofiber technology, optoelectronic polymers and sensing device, biomedical polymers and tissue engineering, metal-ions sensing fluorescent filters
This Special Issue of Polymers is dedicated to the synthesis and functionalization of polymers for chemosensing. Recently, the development of conjugated and biomedical polymers has attracted increasing attention because of their use as highly sensitive fluorescent chemosensors for sensing various analytes and detecting metal ions and biological species in environmental applications by applying color or fluorescence intensities. The targets of fluorescent polymeric probes have extended from chemical species (e.g., ions and molecules) to physical parameters (e.g., temperature and pH). Fluorescent polymeric chemosensors are occasionally superior to small organic and inorganic fluorescent chemosensors in terms of sensitivity, robustness, and multiple functionalities. For instance, the chemical signals that are converted into electronic or optical signals when these polymers bind with an analyte can be transformed and enhanced effectively.
This Special Issue is a platform for all researchers to develop a novel fluorescent polymeric probe and to establish a new analytical method using a conventional fluorescent polymeric probe. This issue covers the synthesis, characterization, and chemosensory properties of polymers and hybrid organic-inorganic polymer composites. Contributions related to molecular design, synthesis, processing, and applications, together with those devoted to structure/property correlations of polymers and polymer composites, will be welcomed. The aim of this issue is to update recent knowledge and broaden our perspective on polymers in chemosensing for environmental and medical applications. We want to promote the previous Special Issue, Polymers for Chemosensing (https://www.mdpi.com/si/polymers/polymersforchemosensing). At the same time, we intend to continue collecting valuable papers encompassing this popular topic through this newly opened Special Issue to popularize the work among scholars.
Prof. Po-Chih Yang
Prof. Chi-Ching Kuo
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Polymers is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1500 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- polymer synthesis
- polymer composites
- optical properties
- fluorescent chemosensors
- functional materials
- fluorescence enhancement/fluorescence quenching
- charge transfer/electron transfer