Topics and Collections - Polymers

Topics

  • Polymer synthesis: synthesis of copolymers, block-polymers, polyesters, elastomer, polyolefins, polyamides, polycarbonates, rubber, thermoplastics, thermosets, methods for polymerization, etc.
  • Polymer analysis: characterization and analysis of polymers, polymeric materials and polymer additives, polymerization mechanism, measurement of molecular weight, size, conformation, structure, properties and behavior of polymers, separation, spectroscopy, and scattering techniques, structure-property-processing relationships.
  • Polymer physics: crystallization, rheology, swelling, phase separation, viscosity and viscoelasticity, entanglements and crosslinking, mechanical properties, dielectric properties, optical properties, thermal properties, the kinetics of degradation and polymerization, polymers subjected to deformation, flow, and other external fields, polymers at interfaces and in confined spaces.
  • Polymer theory and simulation: numerical simulation for macromolecular systems towards the understanding of underlying physical or physico-chemical mechanisms, modeling of polymer structure and conformation, predictive algorithms of polymerization kinetics and polymerization mechanism, modeling and prediction of the performance of functional polymers, constitutive and multiscale modeling approaches for polymeric systems, kinetic theory of polymers, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data-driven modeling of polymers.
  • Polymer processing and performance: thermoforming, compression and transfer molding, rotational molding, extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, plastic foam molding.
  • Polymer applications: all kinds of applications (from sensors to actuators, from biomedical engineering to space engineering, and from macro scale down to nano scale) with polymeric materials, proof of concept, structural/system design, performance verification and characterization
  • Biopolymers: polymers of biological origin produced by living organisms, included polysaccharides, proteins, peptides, polyesters, polyamides, etc. polymers from renewable resources and biodegradable polymers

Collections

Collection Title
Collection Editors
Articles
Advanced Manufacturing for Polymers
(Collection Editor: Swee Leong Sing)
23
Advances in Polymer Blends and Composites: Chemistry and Technology
(Collection Editors: Suguna Perumal, Francesca Lionetto, Pietro Russo, Andrea Zille, Ana María Díez-Pascual)
5
Advances in Polymeric Composites
(Collection Editor: Mohamd Bassyouni)
24
Antibacterial Activity of Polymeric Materials
(Collection Editor: Ana María Díez-Pascual)
8
Assessment of the Ageing and Durability of Polymers
(Collection Editor: Mariaenrica Frigione)
185
Bacterial Polymers
(Collection Editor: Dan Cristian Vodnar)
1
Biopolymers and Biobased Polymers: Chemistry and Engineering
(Collection Editors: Fengwei (David) Xie, Binjia Zhang)
11
Biopolymers and Biopolymer Based Composites: Processing, Properties, Durability
(Collection Editors: Roberto Scaffaro, Andrea Maio)
3
Biopolymers: Synthesis and Properties
(Collection Editor: Aman Ullah)
Chitosan and its Derivatives: Structure, Properties, and Applications
(Collection Editor: Dimitrios Bikiaris)
46
Degradation and Stabilization of Polymer Systems: Recent Advances
(Collection Editor: Giulio Malucelli)
24
Design and Synthesis of Polymers
(Collection Editor: Shin-Ichi Yusa)
33
Electrochemical-Storage Technology with Polymer Science
(Collection Editors: Sheng-Heng Chung, Il Tae Kim)
Electrospun Nanofibers
(Collection Editor: Andreea Iacob)
Feature Papers in Polymer Processing and Engineering
(Collection Editor: Swee Leong Sing)
Fire and Polymers
(Collection Editors: Henri Vahabi, Mohammad Reza Saeb, Giulio Malucelli)
75
Functionalized Polymeric Composites for Energy Conversion Systems, Optoelectronic and Biomedical Applications
(Collection Editors: Kyu Ha Lee, Palanisamy Ravichandiran, Shanmugam Ramakrishnan, Ji Young Chu)
2
Hydrogels
(Collection Editor: Marco Sangermano)
4
Innovative Functional Textiles
(Collection Editors: Kyung Wha Oh, Seung Geol Lee, Sunhee Lee, Sohee Lee)
40
Mechanical Properties of Polymeric Materials
(Collection Editor: Marta Fernández-García)
11
Mechanics of Polymer Composites
(Collection Editors: Seyed Saeid Rahimian Koloor, Michal Petrů, Majid Reza Ayatollahi)
Multi-Scale Polymer Processing
(Collection Editor: Dagmar R. D'hooge)
4
Multifunctional Polymer Nanocomposites
(Collection Editors: Mohammad Arjmand, Amir Ameli)
26
Plastics Technology and Engineering
(Collection Editor: Andrea Sorrentino)
1
Polyelectrolytes
(Project Leader: Ulrich Scheler)
91
Polyesters
(Collection Editors: Octavio Ángel Fenollar Gimeno, Rafael Antonio Balart Gimeno, Luís Jesús Quiles Carrillo, Marina Patricia Arrieta Dillon, Franco Dominici)
52
Polyimide
(Collection Editor: Chenliang Gong)
Polymer Applications in Environmental Science
(Collection Editors: Marta Otero, Ricardo N. Coimbra)
42
Polymer Composite Processing
(Collection Editor: Seong Yun Kim)
2
Polymer Materials for Adsorption Applications
(Collection Editor: George Z. Kyzas)
21
Polymer Nanocomposites
(Collection Editor: Francesco Paolo La Mantia)
45
Polymer/Biopolymer Stabilization and Degradation
(Collection Editors: Dan Rosu, Cristian-Dragos Varganici)
3
Polymeric Adhesives
(Collection Editor: Antonio Pizzi)
35
Polymeric and Biopolymeric Materials: Recovery, Recycling and Reuse
(Collection Editors: Sławomir Borysiak, Łukasz Klapiszewski, Teofil Jesionowski)
Polymeric Coatings
(Collection Editor: Ilker S. Bayer)
57
Polymeric Foams
(Collection Editors: José Ignacio Velasco, Marcelo Antunes)
35
Polymeric Materials for COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment
(Collection Editor: Chi-wai Kan)
7
Polymerization and Kinetic Studies
(Collection Editors: Shin-Ichi Yusa, Binyuan Liu)
1
Polymers and Polymer Composites: Structure-Property Relationship
(Collection Editor: Shaojian He)
8
Polymers for Controlled Drug Release
(Collection Editors: Alexey Iordanskii, Sabu Thomas)
5
Polymers for Electrical and Optical Applications
(Collection Editors: Dong Hwan Wang, Zhulin Huang)
Polymers in Agriculture and Food Science
(Collection Editor: José Antonio Gabaldón Hernández)
16
Polymers in Tissue Engineering
(Collection Editor: Prashanth Asuri)
43
Polysaccharides
(Collection Editors: Marguerite Rinaudo, Waldo M. Argüelles-Monal)
273
Polyurethanes
(Collection Editors: Arantxa Eceiza Mendiguren, Lorena Ugarte, Tamara Calvo-Correas)
5
Progress in Polymer Applications
(Collection Editors: Dong Jin Yoo, Mohanraj Vinothkannan)
12
Progress in Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites
(Collection Editor: Miguel Ángel López Manchado)
6
Progress in Polymer Processing and Engineering
(Collection Editor: Francesco Paolo La Mantia)
1
Progress in Recycling of (Bio)Polymers and Composites
(Collection Editor: Nadka Tz. Dintcheva)
2
Progress in Theory of Polymers at Interfaces
(Collection Editors: Jens-Uwe Sommer, Martin Kröger)
Proteins and Peptides
(Collection Editors: Horia Iovu, Vladimir N. Uversky)
1
Recent Advances in Sustainable Applications of Polymers
(Collection Editors: Felipe Vannucchi de Camargo, Mohammad Fotouhi, Cristiano Fragassa)
Reinforced Polymer Composites
(Collection Editor: Victor Tcherdyntsev)
75
Reviews on Progress in Polymer Analysis and Characterization
(Collection Editor: Giulio Malucelli)
Selected Papers from "CNRS 2021"
(Collection Editor: Sylvain Caillol)
Silicon-Containing Polymeric Materials
(Collection Editor: Ignazio Blanco)
123
State-of-the-Art Polymer Science and Technology
(Collection Editor: Ignazio Blanco)
143
State-of-the-Art Polymer Science and Technology in Poland (2021,2022)
(Collection Editors: Marek M. Kowalczuk, Mirosława El Fray, Łukasz Klapiszewski, Dorota Neugebauer, Michał Cegłowski)
10
State-of-the-Art Polymer Science and Technology in Romania
(Collection Editor: Sergiu Coseri)
State-of-the-Art Polymer Science and Technology in Russia
(Collection Editor: Alexander Malkin)
2
State-of-the-Art Polymer Science and Technology in Singapore
(Collection Editors: Somen K. Bhudolia, Wei Min Huang, Sunil Chandrakant Joshi, Swee Leong Sing)
3
Sustainable Plastics
(Collection Editors: Luis Cabedo Mas, Sergio Torres-Giner)
5
Sustainable Polymeric Materials from Renewable Resources
(Collection Editor: George Z. Papageorgiou)
75
The Next Generation in Polymer Research
(Collection Editors: Alexander Böker, Hyeonseok Yoon, Martin Kröger)
6
The Recovery, the Recycling, and the Reuse of Polymer-Based Materials
(Collection Editor: Francesco Paolo La Mantia)
Thermal Characterization of Polymers and Polymer Composites
(Collection Editor: Mariaenrica Frigione)
2
Women in Polymer Science and Technology
(Collection Editor: Mariaenrica Frigione)
10
Wood Composites
(Collection Editors: Antonios Papadopoulos, Ľuboš Krišťák, Roman Réh, Petar Antov)
3

Special Issues

Special Issue Title
Special Issue Editors
Title
Editors
Submission Deadline
Subm. D/L
Articles
State-of-the-Art Polymer Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia (2021,2022)
(Editors: Muhammad Sohail Zafar, Mohamed Hassan El-Newehy)
31 Dec 2022 13
State-of-the-Art Polymer Science and Technology in Taiwan (2021,2022)
(Editor: Shiao-Wei Kuo)
31 Dec 2022 7
RubberCon 2021: Innovative Pioneers for Smart and Sustainable Rubber Technology
(Editors: Sang-Eun Shim, Jeong Seok Oh, Seung Hyun Lee)
31 Jul 2022 6
State-of-the-Art Polymer Science and Technology in Greece
(Editors: Asterios (Stergios) Pispas, Spiros H. Anastasiadis, Hermis Iatrou)
25 Jun 2022 14
State-of-the-Art Polymer Science and Technology in Portugal (2020,2021)
(Editors: Fernão D. Magalhães, Geoffrey R. Mitchell, Marta Otero, José António Covas)
30 Apr 2022 6
State-of-the-Art Polymer Science and Technology in Korea (2020,2021)
(Editors: Il Kim, Hyeonseok Yoon, Changwoon Nah, Changsik Song, Ki Su Kim)
31 Dec 2021 6
To access the full list of Special Issues, please click here: Polymers Special Issues

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