Specialty Polymers: Fundamentals, Properties, Applications and Advances (Hardcover)

Specialty Polymers: Fundamentals, Properties, Applications and Advances By Ram K. Gupta (Editor) Cover Image
By Ram K. Gupta (Editor)
Usually Ships in 4-7 Business Days


This comprehensive volume provides current, state-of-the-art information on specialty polymers that can be used for many advanced applications. The book covers the fundamentals of specialty polymers, synthetic approaches, and chemistries to modify their properties to meet the requirements for special applications, along with current challenges and prospects. Chapters are written by global experts, making this a suitable textbook for students and a one-stop resource for researchers and industry professionals.  

Key Features:   

- Presents synthesis, characterization, and applications of specialty polymers for advanced applications.  

- Provides fundamentals and requirements for polymers to be used in many advanced and emerging areas.     

- Details novel methods and advanced technologies used in polymer industries.   

- Covers the state-of-the-art progress on specialty polymers for a range of advanced applications. 


About the Author

Dr. Ram Gupta is an Associate Professor at Pittsburg State University. Dr. Gupta's research focuses on green energy production, storage using 2D materials, optoelectronics and photovoltaics devices, bio-based polymers, flame-retardant polyurethanes, conducting polymers & composites, organic-inorganic hetero-junctions for sensors, bio-compatible nanofibers for tissue regeneration, scaffold & antibacterial applications, and bio-degradable metallic implants. Dr. Gupta has published around 250 peer-reviewed articles, made over 320 national/international/ regional presentations, chaired many sessions at national/international meetings, and edited/wrote several books/chapters for leading publishers such as the American Chemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, CRC, Elsevier, Springer, and Wiley. He has published many research articles related to energy materials in high-impact journals such as Nature Communications, Solar Energy, Scientific Reports, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Chemistry of Materials, to name a few. He has received about two and a half million dollars for research and educational activities from external agencies. He is serving as Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editor, and editorial board member for several journals.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781032243726
ISBN-10: 1032243724
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: February 9th, 2023
Pages: 476
Language: English