Special Issue "Soft Polymeric Materials: Synthesis, Characterizations and Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 May 2024 | Viewed by 20331
Interests: hydrogels; stimuli responsive gels/polymers; ionic gels; porous polymers; 3D/4D printing; sensors
Interests: material science; 3D/4D printing; soft robotics; shape memory hydrogels
Interests: physical chemistry; electrochemistry
Interests: 3D printing; soft robotics; gels; food; light scattering
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Welcome to this the Special Issue of “Soft Polymeric Materials: Synthesis, Characterizations and Applications”. Soft materials such as hydrogels, organogels, ionic/ionogels, stimuli-responsive polymers, elastomers, etc., are one of the most fascinating classes of scientific materials, and one that has widened the scope of flexible electronics, soft robotics, sensors and bio-medical fields. Therefore, fundamental understanding of physical and chemical phenomena in soft materials will be crucial for designing novel materials for a wide range of applications.
In this Special Issue, “Soft Polymeric Materials: Synthesis, Characterizations and Applications”, we will welcome original and innovative research outcomes focusing on the synthesis processes, characterization techniques and/or applications of soft polymerics materials in various sectors including but not limited to 3D/4D printing, flexible electronics, sensors, soft robotics, energy sectors and so on. Original research articles, reviews, and communications are welcomed.
Dr. Kumkum Ahmed
Dr. MD Nahin Islam Shiblee
Dr. Chanchal Kumar Roy
Prof. Dr. Hidemitsu Furukawa
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
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 semimonthly 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 2700 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.
- polymeric gels- hydrogels, ionic gels, organogels, etc.
- soft nanocomposites
- mechanical properties
- rheological properties
- light scattering
- conductive/ionic properties
- 3D and 4D Printing
- flexible electronics
- soft robotics