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Universal Platform for Surface Modification Employing Grafted Polymer Layers
Universal Platform for Surface Modification Employing Grafted Polymer Layers
Molecular Self-Assembly on Gold Using Thioacetates
High-purity thioacetates are stable molecules that can be deprotected to generate complex thiols which can then be self-assembled on gold.
Electrospinning: An Enabling Technique for Nanostructured Materials
In this article, we discuss issues critical to successful application of the electrospinning technique, including control of individual nanofibers to form secondary structures and assembly of nanofibers into 3D architectures.
Tools for PEGylation
Polyethylene glycol (PEG) reagents offer numerous favorable characteristics, including high water solubility, high mobility in solution, lack of toxicity and immunogenicity, and ready clearance from the body.
Polyethylene Glycol Building Blocks for PEGylation
Sigma-Aldrich.com presents an article regarding Polyethylene Glycol Building Blocks for PEGylation.
Functional RAFT Polymers for Biomedical Applications
Reversible addition–fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerization is rapidly moving to the forefront in construction of drug and gene delivery vehicles.
Carbon Nanofiber Applications & Properties
Pyrograf®-III vapor-grown carbon nanofibers are within the class of materials termed multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), and are produced by the floating catalyst method.
The Progress in Development of Dental Restorative Materials
With dentists placing nearly 100 million dental fillings into patients′ teeth annually in the U.S. alone, polymeric composite restoratives account for a very large share of the biomaterials market.
High-Purity Monomers & Polymers for Ophthalmic Applications
We offer a continuously expanding selection of high-purity monomers and polymers for ophthalmic applications, along with a full range of initiators, crosslinkers, dyes, and solvents.
Mesoporous Materials Synthesis
Mespoporous materials, also known as mesoporous molecular sieves, are a class of 3D-nanostructures with well-defined mesoscale (2–50 nm diameter) pores and surface areas up to 1000 m2/g
Segmented Copolymers of p-dioxanone, Glycolide, and Lactide: Advantages and Applications in Biomedical
Main features of p-dioxanone, glycolide and lactide based copolymers
RAFT Agents for Making Well-Defined Functionalized Polymers
The supply of low cost, high purity and effective Reversible addition−fragmentation chain-transfer (RAFT) Agents is the essential element in the industrial implementation of RAFT polymerization technology.
NTz Building Blocks for Organic Semiconductors
The field of organic electronics has emerged as the next-generation technology potentially enabling ultra-thin, large-area, and/or flexible devices, consisting of organic field-effect transistors (OFETs), organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), and organic photovoltaics (OPVs).
Evaluation of RAFT Agents
A series of polymerization were carried out using RAFT agents and monomers yielding well-defined polymers with narrow molecular weight distributions. The process allows radical-initiated growing polymer chains to degeneratively transfer reactivity from one to another through the use of key
Polymer Products - Applications
Polymer Products - Applications
ATRP: Complete Tools for the Synthesis of Well-Defined Functionalized Polymers
ATRP polymerization, chain transfer agent, living polymerization, functional telechelic polymers
Applying ARGET ATRP to the Growth of Polymer Brush Thin Films by Surface-initiated Polymerization
Applying ARGET ATRP to the Growth of Polymer Brush Thin Films by Surface-initiated Polymerization
Fluorinated Hyperbranched Polymers
Fluorocarbon polymers, like small-molecule fluorocarbons, exhibit increased thermal stability, hydrophobicity, lipophobicity, improved chemical resistance, and decreased intermolecular attractive forces in comparison to their hydrocarbon analogs.
Block copolymer synthesis using a commercially available nitroxide-mediated radical polymerization (NMP) initiator
Block copolymer synthesis using a commercially available nitroxide-mediated radical polymerization (NMP) initiator
Molecular Layer Deposition of Organic and Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Polymers
Atomic layer deposition (ALD) techniques have emerged in the last ten years to meet various needs including semiconductor device miniaturization, conformal deposition on porous structures and coating of nanoparticles. ALD is based on two sequential self-limiting surface reactions.
RAFT: Choosing the Right Agent to Achieve Controlled Polymerization
Find reversible addition–fragmentation chain transfer(RAFT) polymerization process, classes of RAFT agents & applications.
What Are Biomaterials?
Biocompatible / Biodegradable Polymer Tutorial
Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-based Smart Surfaces for Cell Sheet Tissue Engineering
Tissue engineering has become a key therapeutic tool in the treatment of damaged or diseased organs and tissues, such as blood vessels and urinary bladders.
Tools for Performing ATRP
Tools for Performing ATRP
Chemistry at Surfaces with Self-Assembled Monolayers and SAMDI-ToF Mass Spectrometry
Chemistry at Surfaces with Self-Assembled Monolayers and SAMDI-ToF Mass Spectrometry
Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications
Wide range of functional polymers for biomedical applications have been synthesized and structurally characterized. Several classes of polymers including biodegradable polymers, hydrophilic & amphiphilic polymers, and stimuli responsive polymers have been prepared using controlled and directed functionalization
Synthesis and Biomedical Applications of Polyamino Acids
Synthesis and Biomedical Applications of Polyamino Acids
Protein- and Peptide- Polymer Conjugates by RAFT Polymerization
The modification of biomacromolecules, such as peptides and proteins, through the attachment of synthetic polymers has led to a new family of highly advanced biomaterials with enhanced properties.
Designing Temperature and pH Sensitive NIPAM Based Polymers
Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), or PNIPAM, is a stimuli-responsive polymer that responds to changes in pH and temperature and has a LCST around 32 C.
Continuous Flow Manufacturing for Monomer Synthesis
The manufacture of monomers for use in ophthalmic applications is driven by the need for higher purity, improved reliability of manufacturing supply, but ultimately by the need for the increased comfort, convenience, and safety of contact lens wearers. Daily wear
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