News tagged with polymer

Surface-patterned colloidal particles

(Phys.org)—A group of researchers from several institutions have attached thiol-terminated polymers to gold nanoparticles and created surface micelles by changing the solvent from one that is favorable for the polymer to ...

dateSep 21, 2016 in Nanophysics report
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Completely new kind of polymer developed

Imagine a polymer with removable parts that can deliver something to the environment and then be chemically regenerated to function again. Or a polymer that can lift weights, contracting and expanding the way muscles do.

dateJan 28, 2016 in Polymers
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