Course Title : Design of Polymer Materials

Code 10H628
Course Year Master and Doctor Course
Term
Class day & Period Tue 2nd
Location (Uji campus) ICR Seminar Room
Credits
Restriction No Restriction
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language Japanese
Instructor Yoshinobu TSUJII, Kohji OHNO

Course Description

This course aims at better understanding of fundamentals on living radical polymerization and describes its application to graft polymerization for novel surface modification as well as its related matters.

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Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Introduction to radical polymerization 1 radical polymerization, mechanism, kinetics, elementary reaction
Fundamentals on living radical polymerization and its application to material design 2 living radical polymerization, mechanism, kinetics, functional polymer, material design
Physical chemistry on surfaces and polymer brushes 2 Surface, interface, physical chemistry, polymer brush, theory, structure, property
Living radical polymerization and polymer particles 2 Living radical polymerization, surface-initiated polymerization, polymer brush, hairy particle, star polymer
Synthesis of polymer particles by radical polymerizations 2 Emulsion polymerization, suspension polymerization, dispersion polymerization, precipitation polymerization, self-organized precipitation, nonspherical particle
Applications of polymer particles 2 Self-assembly, dispersion and aggregation, depletion force, pickering emulsion, composites, biochemical and biomedical applications

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Textbook(supplemental)

Prerequisite(s)

Independent Study Outside of Class

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