Study on mechanical properties and fiber degradation.
Restricting the use of fossil fuels is one of the most urgent global challenges of today.
Imagine utilising ambient excess heat to power your electronic devices!
Materials and methods aimed at the next generation of nanoscale carriers for drugs and other therapeutics are currently in great demand. Yet, creating these precise molecular arrangements in a fea ...
There is a growing request for stronger lightweight materials as well as a reduction of fossil-based materials, giving the obvious incitement to use wood-based materials more.
The drive for the development of sustainable reinforcing material coupled with the recent novel developments in cellulose pulp processing have now made cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) commercially ava ...
Systems of self-assembling natural macromolecules have been intensely studied over the past decades due to their ability to organize into highly ordered and controllable structures, the like of wh ...
Thermoresponsive poly(N-vinylcaprolactam), PVCL, micro and nanogels are studied for various applications ranging from catalysis to drug delivery.
Treatment of retinal diseases currently demands frequent intravitreal injections due to rapid clearance of the therapeutics.
Polymeric ionic liquids (PILs) are polyelectrolytes which consist of ionic liquid (IL) repeating units.
Zwitterionic poly(sulfobetaine methacrylate) (PSBMA) and a polycation poly(allylamine) hydrochloride form both multilayers and coacervates in saline solutions.
While lower critical solution temperature-type (LCST) thermosensitive behavior is utilised in many polymer and microgel applications, polymers showing upper critical solution temperature-type (UCS ...
The study of natural-occurred polymers with high water absorption capacities has recently acquired attention in the research area as a consequence of the exponential increase in the demand for fos ...
Thermal oxidation has always been a major concern for polymers used in long-term applications because it ultimately leads to brittleness and failure.
Self-assembly of proteins into amyloid-like nanofibrils are not only key events in several diseases, such fibrils are also associated with intriguing biological function and constitute promising c ...
Macromolecular Theory and Simulations
The rheology of specially designed graphene - isotactic polypropylene nanocomposites prepared via batch melt mixing is explored in this study.
Biopolymers such as cellulose and polylactic acid (PLA), which are derived from natural resources, are used extensively in biomedical field eg....
In this project, we present a unique platform that in a feasible and easy manner, allows for surface modification of various polymer surfaces.
Polyethersulfone is a widely used ultrafiltration membrane material thank to its good film-forming and membrane-forming properties, thermal stability, chemical inertness, and mechanical strength.
The main insulation material for high voltage direct current (HVDC) cables used today consists of cross-linked polyethylene.
As in conventional injection moulding, process simulations of micro injection moulding are a powerful tool for the optimization of the design of mould, parts and process.
Monodisperse, PEG, dendrimer.
There is an increasing demand for both vegetable proteins and new raw materials for production of bio-based materials
Today the gold standard surgical procedure are metal plates and screws for fixation of complex bone fractures
Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) have received increasing attention as power sources in electric vehicles
Anion exchange membranes (AEM) are central materials in different energy storage and conversion devices such as alkaline fuel cells, electrolysers and flow batteries
Anion exchange membranes (AEMs) are crucial components of various electrochemical devices
The field of bio-based plastics has developed significantly in the last decade and there is increasing pressure on industries to shift existing materials production from petrochemicals to renewabl ...
Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) are nanorods derived by top-down hydrolysis of native plant fibers
The interest and attempts in developing biobased commodity polymers has been ever growing
Vegetable oils and their derivatives are one of the most important renewable feedstock for polymeric materials production
The molecular properties (molar mass Mw, size, conformation, branching etc.) of a polymeric or “plastic” material is often strongly linked to its macroscopic material properties, such as gloss, i ...
At Aalto University School of Chemical Technology (Aalto CHEM), Materials Science and Technology major at the Bachelors’ level consists of the basics of materials from metals, synthetic polymers a ...
Infrared, TGA and GCMS are traditional techniques for polymer characterization. These three analytical techniques can do much more than what they have been traditionally used for
Multi-detector GPC/SEC with a viscometer or light scattering detector (or both) is a powerful technique for improving both the accuracy and information content of the experiment
Alginate is a naturally occurring anionic polymer, which has various biomedical applications such as scaffolds for tissue engineering, drug delivery or wound healing
Click-Chemistry Curing of a Polyethyelene Based Copolymer
Analytical pyrolysis is a powerful method for analyzing polymers in addition to other methods available to the analytical chemist, such as FTIR, LC, GPC or NMR