Photochemistry and Photophysics of Polymeric Materials

Photochemistry and Photophysics of Polymeric Materials

By: Norman S. Allen (editor)Hardback

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Covering materials, mechanisms, processes, properties, developments, and applications of photochemistry and photophysics in polymers, Handbook of Photochemistry and Photophysics of Polymeric Materials provides the fundamentals and applications of polymer photochemistry and photophysics in one accessible source. For each category, the fundamentals of the materials are presented alongside important developments and particular applications in the field. This book is a useful and practical resource for all researchers and graduate students working on polymeric materials either prepared by or involved in photochemistry and photophysics.

About Author

Norman S. Allen, PhD, DSc, is Professor and Chair of Applied Chemistry at Manchester Metropolitan University. Professor Allen has published some 600 papers, articles, books, and book chapters. He is the founder and a member of the editorial board of the journal Dyes and Pigments. He is also founder of the journal Polymer Photochemistry and is on the editorial board of Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology and Polymer Degradation and Stability. Professor Allen is also Editor in Chief of the Open Materials Science Journal. From 1978 2007 he was the specialist reporter for the section on "Polymer Photochemistry" in the Royal Society of Chemistry's Photochemistry series.


Preface. Contributors. 1 Energy Transfer and Electronic Energy Migration Processes (Li-Juan Fan and Wayne E. Jones Jr.). 2 Optical Properties of Polyelectrolytes (Linda Swanson). 3 Chemiluminescence Processes in Polymeric Materials (Teresa Corrales, Carmen Peinado, Concha Abrusci, Norman S. Allen, and Fernando Catalina). 4 Nonlinear Optical Polymeric Materials (Mirko Faccini, David N. Reinhoudt, and Willem Verboom). 5 Metallodendrimers: Photophysical Properties and Related Applications (Gregory Franc and Ashok K. Kakkar). 6 Photochromic Polymers for Optical Data Storage: Azobenzenes and Photodimers (Avtar S. Matharu and P.S. Ramanujam). 7 Optical and Luminescence Properties and Applications of Metal Complex-Based Polymers (Joe A. Crayston and Joanne R. Ritchie). 8 Photovoltaic Polymer Materials (Hazel Assender and Aaron Barkhouse). 9 Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (Sebastien Forget, Sebastien Chenais, and Alain Siove). 10 Photoinitiators for Free Radical Polymerization Reactions (Jean Pierre Fouassier, Xavier Allonas, Jacques Lalevee, and Celine Dietlin) 11 Photoinitiated Cationic Polymerization: Reactivity and Mechanistic Aspects (Muhammet U. Kahveci, Ali Gorkem Yilmaz, and Yusuf Yagci). 12 Photoimaging and Lithographic Processes in Polymers (Marius Gabriel Ivan and Juan Cesar (Tito) Scaiano). 13 Photografting of Polymeric Materials (Ali Ekrem Muftuoglu, Mehmet Atilla Tasdelen, and Yusuf Yagci). 14 Photoablation of Polymer Materials (Lukas Urech and Thomas Lippert). 15 Photodegradation Processes In Polymeric Materials (Jean-Luc Gardette, Agnes Rivaton, and Sandrine Therias). 16 Photodegradable Polymers (Sahar Al-Malaika, C. Hewitt, and H.H. Sheena). 17 Photostabilisation of Polymer Materials (Pieter Gijsman). Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780470137963
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 712
  • ID: 9780470137963
  • weight: 1096
  • ISBN10: 0470137967

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