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Polymeric Sensors and Actuators

Johannes Karl Fink
Series: Polymer Science and Plastics Engineering
Copyright: 2013   |   Status: Published
ISBN: 9781118414088  |  Hardcover  |  
532 pages
Price: $195 USD
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The book exhaustively covers the various polymers that are used for sensors and actuators from the view of organic chemistry.

Audience
Researchers and students in chemistry, polymer science, materials science, and electrical engineering.

Description
The book has in-depth coverage of the various polymers that are used for sensors and actuators from the view of organic chemistry. The author has researched both scientific papers and patents to include all the recent discoveries and applications. Since many chemists may not be very familiar with the physical background as well as how sensors operate, Polymeric Sensors and Actuators has a general chapter dealing with the overall physics and basic principles of sensors. Chapters on the methods of fabrication, smart textiles, actuators, as well as the processing of data are included.


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Author / Editor Details
Johannes Karl Fink is Professor of Macromolecular Chemistry at Montanuniversität, Loeben, Austria. His industry and academic career spans more than 30 years in the fields of polymers, and his research interests include characterization, flame retardancy, thermodynamics and degradation of polymers, pyrolysis, and adhesives. Professor Fink has published several books on physical chemistry and polymer science including A Concise Introduction to Additives for Thermoplastic Polymers (Wiley/Scrivener-2010) and Handbook of Engineering and Specialty Thermoplastics (Wiley/Scrivener 2011).

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Table of Contents
Preface.
1 Sensor Types and Polymers
2 Methods of Fabrication
3 Processing of Data 65
4 Humidity Sensors
5 Biosensors
6 Mechanical Sensors 127
7 Optical Sensors 135
8 Surface Plasmon Resonance
9 Test Strips
10 Electrochemical Sensors
11 Piezoelectric Sensors
12 Acoustic Wave Sensors
13 Electronic Nose
14 Switchable Polymers
15 Actuators
16 Liquid Crystal Displays
Index
Acronyms
Chemicals
Analytes
General Index


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BISAC SUBJECT HEADINGS
TEC 055000: Technology & Engineering/Textile & Polymers
TEC009010: Technology & Engineering/Chemical & Biochemical
SCI013040: Science:Chemistry/Organic
 
BIC CODES
TDCP: Plastics and Polymers Technology Plastics & Polymer Technology
TDCB: Chemical Engineering

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