Search for dissertations about: "Polymer substrate"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 138 swedish dissertations containing the words Polymer substrate.

  1. 1. Synthesis of AcGGM Polysaccharide Hydrogels

    Author : Laleh Maleki; Ulrica Edlund; Anette Larsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; hemicellulose; O-acetyl-galactoglucomannan; wood hydrolysate; hydrogel; radical polymerization; interpenetrating polymer network; click chemistry; thiol-ene; Michael addition; Fiber- och polymervetenskap; Fibre and Polymer Science;

    Abstract : Lignocellulosic biomass is believed to serve a prominent role in tomorrow’s sustainable energy and material development. Among the polysaccharide fractions of lignocellulosic biomass, the potential of hemicelluloses as a valuable material resource is increasingly recognized. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tailoring Surface Properties of Bio-Fibers via Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization

    Author : Josefina Lindqvist; Eva Malmström; Steven Rannard; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; cellulose; bio-fiber; atom transfer radical polymerization; surface modification; grafting; polymer brushes; functional surfaces; superhydrophobic; stimuli-responsive; Polymer chemistry; Polymerkemi;

    Abstract : The potential use of renewable, bio-based polymers in high-technological applications has attracted great interest due to increased environmental concern. Cellulose is the most abundant biopolymer resource in the world, and it has great potential to be modified to suit new application areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Enzyme catalysis towards bio-based UV-curable buildingblocks

    Author : Maja Finnveden; Mats Martinelle; Katja Loos; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Enzyme; Enzymatic Polymerizations; Biocatalysis; Lipase; CalB; MsAcT; Substrate specificity; Selectivity; Polymer Chemistry; UV-curring; Biotechnology; Bioteknologi;

    Abstract : Polymeric materials are found in virtually all areas of daily life; they are found in everything from packages keeping our food safe to the buildings where we spend our days, and the production is a worldwide industry. Although polymeric materials play a big part in sustainable solution’s, a lot can be done to develop more environmental methods for producing them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Building blocks for polymer synthesis by enzymatic catalysis

    Author : Stefan Semlitsch; Mats Martinelle; Sergio Riva; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Enzyme; Enzyme Engineering; Biocatalysis; Lipase; CalB; MsAcT; Substrate specificity; Selectivity; Polymer Chemistry; Polymer Synthesis; Biotechnology; Bioteknologi;

    Abstract : The search for alternatives to oil-based monomers has sparked interest for scientists to focus on the use of renewable resources for energy production, for the synthesis of polymeric materials and in other areas. With the use of renewable resources, scientists face new challenges to first isolate interesting molecules and then to process them. READ MORE

  5. 5. LDI-MS strategies for analysis of polymer degradation products, additives and drugs

    Author : Nina Aminlashgari; Minna Hakkarainen; Peter J. Schoenmakers; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; laser desorption ionization-mass spectrometry LDI-MS ; surface; polymer degradation products; additive; drugs; nanoparticles; nanocomposites; Kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : The advancement of mass spectrometry (MS) has been and continues to be a prominent analytical technique for highly accurate determination of analytes. The goal of this thesis was to develop new laser desorption ionization-mass spectrometric (LDI-MS) methods for analysis of polymer degradation products, additives and drugs. READ MORE