Combinatorial polymer research and high-throughput experimentation : powerful tools for the discovery and evaluation of new materials

M.A.R. Meier, U.S. Schubert

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Abstract

Polymer chemistry is very well suited for combinatorial approaches since a large para-meter space has to be covered during synthesis, processing, blending or compounding. Moreover, a large variety of parameters need to be screened in order to evaluate structure– property relationships and to accelerate the design and development of new materials. Therefore, highthroughput experimentation and combinatorial approaches in polymer science have gained large attraction during the past few years since they might lead to shorter time-to-market periods for new polymeric materials as well as to a more profound understanding of quantitative structure–property relationships (QSPRs).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3289-3299
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry
Volume14
Issue number22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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