Polymers for Advanced Technologies
Polymer Adv Tech
Published/Hosted by John Wiley and Sons.
ISSN (printed): 1042-7147. ISSN (electronic): 1099-1581.
Polymers for Advanced Technologies is published in response to recent significant changes in the patterns of materials research and development. Worldwide attention has been focused on the critical importance of materials in the creation of new devices and systems. It is now recognized that materials are often the limiting factor in bringing a new technical concept to fruition and that polymers are often the materials of choice in these demanding applications. A significant portion of the polymer research ongoing in the world is directly or indirectly related to the solution of complex interdisciplinary problems whose successful resolution is necessary for achievement of broad system objectives. Polymers for Advanced Technologies is focused to the interest of scientists and engineers from academia and industry who are participating in these new areas of polymer research and development. It is the intent of this journal to impact the polymer related advanced technologies to meet the challenge of the twenty-first century. Polymers for Advanced Technologies aims at encouraging innovation invention imagination and creativity by providing a broad interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new research and development concepts theories and results which reflect the changing image and pace of modern polymer science and technology. Polymers for Advanced Technologies aims at becoming the central organ of the new multi-disciplinary polymer oriented materials science of the highest scientific standards. It will publish original research papers on finished studies; communications limited to five typewritten pages plus three illustrations containing experimental details; review articles of up to 40 pages; letters to the editor and book reviews. Review articles will normally be published by invitation. The Editor-in-Chief welcomes suggestions for reviews. Topics Covered: Radiation-Related Polymers Radiation-sensitive and radiation-stabilized polymers Polymers for microwave absorption Degradation Photo-electro conductive polymers Electro-optics and nonlinear optics Dielectric ferroelectric and electric applications of polymers. Advanced Structures Liquid-crystalline and high-performance polymers and fibers Polymeric gels and networks Blends and alloys Engineering polymers Composites adhesives interphases and interfaces New elastomers coatings and sealants Flammability flame retardance and flame resistance Polymeric membranes thin films and nanofilms Polymeric catalysts. Polymers for Biosystems Polymers for biosensors and affinity chromatography Polymers for drug release and drug carrier systems Biocompatible polymers and polymer surfaces Bioabsorbable and biodegradable polymers Microfabrication and novel processing Polymers in biotechnology Biologically engineered polymers. Materials The journal will deal with organic inorganic multiphase and composite polymers which include amorphous and crystalline in solid liquid and gaseous phases with properties of potential for advanced technologies. Among the industries for which the journal is of importance are: electric electronic information and communication industries aerospace-related industries chemicals energy plastics fibers and textiles engineering resins and rubber products automotive and packaging imaging industries devices and integrated circuits specialty consumer products agricultural and pharmaceutical industries.
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