Advanced functional polymers and composites. materials, devices and allied applications / Volume 1 :

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Imprint:Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publisher's, Inc., [2013]
Description:1 online resource (372 pages) : illustrations.
Series:Polymer science and technology
Polymer science and technology.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Engineering (General)
Electronic books.
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Other authors / contributors:Inamuddin, 1980-
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 13, 2013).
Summary:It is well known that polymeric and composite materials are finding various applications in some critical areas of human endeavors, such as medicine, medical appliances, energy and the environment. This edition will, hopefully, evoke interest from scientists working in the fields of chemistry, polymer chemistry, electrochemistry and material science. Its applications and uses include: polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, sensors, actuators, coatings, electrochromic and electroluminescent materials, magnetic polymers, organo-metallic polymers, tissue engineering, methods of the immobilizati.
Other form:Print version: Inamuddin, M. Phil. Advanced Functional Polymers and Composites : Materials, Devices and Allied Applications. Volume 1. Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ©1900 9781629480558
Table of Contents:
  • ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL POLYMERS AND COMPOSITES: MATERIALS, DEVICES AND ALLIED APPLICATIONS. VOLUME 1; ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL POLYMERS AND COMPOSITES: MATERIALS, DEVICES AND ALLIED APPLICATIONS. VOLUME 1; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Contributors; About the Editor; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Advances in Membranes for High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells; Abstract; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCS); 2.1. Role of Proton Conducting Membrane in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells.
  • 2.2. Requirement for Proton Conducting Membrane for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells2.3. Current Status of Perfluorinated Sulfonic Acid and Alternative Proton Conducting Membranes; 2.4. Proton Transport in Sulfonic Acid Membranes; 2.5. Challenges Facing Sulfonic Acid Membranes in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells; 3. High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte; Membrane Fuel Cell; 3.1. Proton Exchange Membranes for High Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells; 3.2. Membranes Obtained by Modification with Hygroscopic Inorganic Fillers.
  • 3.3. Membranes Obtained by Modification with Solid Proton Conductors3.4. Membranes Obtained by Modification with Less Volatile Proton Assisting Solvent; 3.4.1. Doping with Heterocyclic Solvents; 3.4.2. Doping with Phosphoric Acid; 3.4.3. Radiation Grafted and Acid Doped Membranes; 3.5. Disadvantages of Using Phosphoric Acid Composite Membranes for High Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Applications; 3.6. Alternative Membranes Based on Benzimidazole Derivatives; 3.7. Alternative Benzimidazole Polymers Doped with Heteropoly Acids; 3.8. Membrane Impregnated with Ionic Liquids.
  • 3.9. Summary of Membranes Obtained by Modification of SulfonicAcid Ionomers; 4. Proton Conduction Mechanism in High Temperature Proton Conducting Membrane; Conclusion and Prospectives; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 2: Surface-Confined Ruthenium and Osmium Polypyridyl Complexes as Electrochromic Materials; Abstract; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 1.1. Electrochromic Windows, Displays and Mirrors; 1.2. Classes of Electrochromic Materials; 1.3. Metal Complexes As Electrochromic Materials; 1.3.1. Ruthenium (II) Complexes As Electrochromic Materials.
  • (I). Optical Behavior of Ruthenium Complexes(II). Redox Behavior of Ruthenium Complexes; (III). Role of Spacers in Dinuclear Ruthenium Complexes; 1.3.2. Osmium (II) Complexes As Electrochromic Materials; 1.3.3. Other Metal Complexes As Electrochromic Materials; 1.4. Substrates Used for Electrochromic Material; 1.5. Modification of Substrates; 2. Surface-Confined Ruthenium Complexes; As Electrochromic Materials; 2.1. Chemically Adsorbed Ruthenium Complexes; 2.2. Physically Adsorbed Ruthenium Complexes; 3. Surface-Confined Osmium Complexes; As Electrochromic Materials.