Description - Handbook of RAFT Polymerization by Christopher Barner Kowollik
Spanning the entire field from fundamentals to applications in material science, this one-stop source is the first comprehensive reference for polymer, physical and surface chemists, materials scientists, chemical engineers, and those chemists working in industry. From the contents:* Introduction: Living Free Radical Polymerization and the RAFT Process* Fundamental Structure-Reactivity Correlations Governing the RAFT Process* Mechanism and Kinetics* The RAFT Process as a Kinetic Tool* Theory and Practice in Technical Applications* RAFT Polymerization in Bulk and Organic Solvents, as well as Homogeneous Aqueous Systems* Emulsion and Mini-Emulsion Polymerization* Complex Architecture Design* Macromolecular Design via the Interchange of Xanthates* Surface Modification* Stability and Physical Properties of RAFT Polymers* Novel Materials: From Drug Delivery to Opto-Electronics* Outlook and Future Developments
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Author Biography - Christopher Barner Kowollik
Professor Barner-Kowollik completed his PhD at the University of Goettingen, before joining the Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design (CAMD) in Sydney, Australia. He has published over 110 peer reviewed research papers, over 80 conference papers and 5 book chapters. He has received several awards for his work, including the Rennie Medal of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute and the Edgeworth David Medal of the Royal Society of New South Wales.