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Macromol. Symp., Vol. 201, 2003, pp. 1-326

Mission and Challenges of Polymer Science and Technology (IUPAC PC2002)

Kyoto, (Japan), 2002



Preface, K. Horie, A. Abe

Session A: Polymer Concepts in Chemistry, Physics, and Biology
  1. Shape Persistence as a Concept in the Design of Macromolecular Architectures, 1
    Gerhard Wegner
  2. Dendritic Macromolecules at the Interface of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11
    Jean M. J. Fréchet
  3. On/Off Switching on Polymer Conformation, 23
    Kenichi Yoshikawa
  4. The Influence of Hydrogen Bonds on the Globular Structure of HP-copolymers, 29
    Yury Kriksin,* Pavel Khalatur, Alexei Khokhlov*
  5. Polymer Modeling: Where Has it Been and Where is it Going? 47
    David Rigby,* B. E. Eichinger
  6. Polymer Concepts in Microscopically-Viewed Phase Transition Behavior of Crystalline Polymers, 57
    Kohji Tashiro,* Yayoi Yoshioka, Hisakatsu Hama, Akiko Yoshioka
  7. Competing Short-Range and Long-Range Interactions in Block Copolymers: A Role of Connectivity in Polymer Science, 65
    T. Hashimoto,* K. Yamauchi, D. Yamaguchi, H. Hasegawa
  8. New Developments and Directions in the Area of Elastomers and Rubberlike Elasticity, 77
    J. E. Mar

    Session B: Frontiers of Polymer Science

  9. Supramolecular Aspects of Polymer Science: A Challenge for Solid State NMR, 85
    Hans Wolfgang Spiess
  10. Watching Macromolecules Diffuse at Surfaces and Under Confinement, 89
    Steve Granick,* Jiang Zhao, Anne Feng Xie, Sung Chul Bae
  11. Surface Mobility in Monodisperse Polystyrene Films, 95
    Tisato Kajiyama,* Daisuke Kawaguchi, Keiji Tanaka
  12. Nanostructures Formed by Combination of Nanotube and Polymer Chain, 103
    Kohzo Ito,* Takeshi Shimomura, Yasushi Okumura
  13. Development of Multivalent Macromolecular Ligands for Enhanced Detection of Biological Targets, 111
    Kalle Levon,* Bin Yu
  14. Optical Absorption and Photoluminescence Properties of the PPV Nanotubes and Nanowires, 119
    Kyungkon Kim, Sae Chae Jeoung, Jinwoo Lee, Taegwhan Hyeon, Jung-Il Jin*
  15. Self-Amplifying Sensory Materials: Energy Migration in Polymer Semiconductors, 127
    Kenichi Kuroda, Timothy M. Swager*
  16. Macromolecular Helicity Inversion of Poly(phenylacetylene) Derivatives Induced by Various External Stimuli, 135
    Katsuhiro Maeda, Kazuhide Morino, Eiji Yashima*
  17. Supramolecular Polymers: From Scientific Curiosity to Technological Reality, 143
    A. W. Bosman, L. Brunsveld, B. J. B. Folmer, R. P. Sijbesma, E. W. Meijer*

    Session C: Advanced and Emerging Polymer Technologies

  18. Status and Dreams of Photonics Polymer for IT, 155
    Yasuhiro Koike,* Takaaki Ishigure, Akihiro Tagaya
  19. Polymer-Modification of an Anti-Cancer Drug: Effects on Hydrodynamic Properties, 163
    Jung-Sun Sohn, Soo-Kyung Choi, Byung-Wook Jo, Michael Hess,* Manfred Zähres
  20. Quantifying Supercritical CO2 Dilation of Poly(vinylidene fluoride) and Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-hexafluoropropylene) Utilizing a Linear Variable Differential Transducer: Plasticization and Melting Behavior, 171
    Suresh L. Shenoy, Tomoko Fujiwara, Kenneth J. Wynne*
  21. New Biodegradable Polymers for Delivery of Bioactive Agents, 179
    Young Min Kwon, Sung Wan Kim*
  22. Impact of Microcellular Plastics on Industrial Practice and Academic Research, 187
    Nam P. Suh

    Session D: State of the Art in "Bio-Polymers"

  23. The Processing of Starch as a Thermoplastic, 203
    R. F. T. Stepto
  24. Lignin: Its Functions and Successive Flow, 213
    Masamitsu Funaoka
  25. The New Science of Protein Mimetics, 223
    Murray Goodman,* Weibo Cai, Garth A. Kinberger
  26. DNA: Beyond the Double Helix, 237
    Nadrian C. Seeman
  27. Novel Biomaterials Derived from Deoxyribozyme and NAPzyme, 245
    Yasuhide Okumoto, Hiroyoshi Fujiki, Junji Kawakami, Shoji Nakashima, Shu-ichi Nakano, Tatsuo Ohmichi, Daisuke Miyoshi, Naoki Sugimoto*

    Session E: Polymers and the Environment: Coexistence and Interaction

  28. Assessing the Economic and Ecological Impact of Plastic Products, 253
    Karl-Heinz Feuerherd
  29. Living Polymerization of Cyclic Esters - a Route to (Bio)degradable Polymers. Influence of Chain Transfer to Polymer of Livingness, 261
    Stanislaw Penczek,* Ryszard Szymanski, Andrzej Duda, Jolanta Baran
  30. Bioprocessing - No Longer a Field of Dreams, 271
    Daniel J. Sawyer
  31. Microbial Degradation of Aliphatic Polyesters, 283
    Yutaka Tokiwa,* Amnat Jarerat

    Session F: Commodity Polymers and the World Economy

  32. Trends in Industrial Polymer Research, 291
    Volker Warzelhan,* Franz Brandstetter
  33. Efficient and Tailored Polymerization of Olefins and Styrene by Metallocene Catalysts, 301
    Walter Kaminsky,* Andreas Hopf, Michael Arndt-Rosenau
  34. Polyolefin: Changing Supply-Demand Framework and New Technology, 309
    Kissho Kitano,* Makoto Sugawara, Mitsuyuki Matsuura
  35. New Methodology for Synthesizing Polyolefinic Graft Block Copolymers and their Morphological Features, 319
    Norio Kashiwa, Shin-ichi Kojoh,* Nobuo Kawahara, Shingo Matsuo, Hideyuki Kaneko, Tomoaki Matsugi
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