eBook π-Stacked Polymers and Molecules, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 4431541292
  • ISBN-13: 9784431541295
  • DDC: 547.70457
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 270 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

This book covers broad aspects of the chemistry of π-stacked polymers and low-molecular-weight molecules, from synthesis through theory.  It is intended for graduate students and researchers in academia and industry and consists of chapters written by renowned scientists who have made significant contributions to this field in the past decade.  π-Stacked polymers and low-molecular-weight molecules are expected to replace main-chain conjugated polymers such as polyacetylenes and polythiophenes as organic conducting and energy-transferring substances that are important as materials for photo-electronic applications.  π-Stacked polymers and molecules have significant advantages over main-chain conjugated polymers, i.e., high solubility in solvents, large freedom in molecular design, and colorless nature.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface.
Dedication.
Contents.
Contributors.
1: Synthesis and Properties of π-Stacked Vinyl Polymers.
2: Reversible Polymerization Techniques Leading to π-Stacked Polymers.
3: Cyclophane-Based π-Stacked Polymers.
4: π-Stacked Oligomers as Models for Semiconducting Conjugated Organic Materials.
5: π-Stacking on Density Functional Theory: A Review.