Tuesday, November 18, 2008: 3:15 PM-5:45 PM
414/415 (Marriott Philadelphia Downtown)

Polymers (08a)

#379 - Structure and Properties of Polymers III: Networks and Gels (08A03)
Submissions are invited concerning preparation, properties, engineering fundamentals, simulation and modeling, and novel applications of macromolecular networks. Materials of interest include elastomers, gels, low molar mass gelators and biopolymers.
Chair:Ryan Toomey
3:15 PMTunable Polymer Networks Based on Specific Hydrogen Bonding Motifs
Kamlesh P. Nair, Marcus Weck, Victor Breedveld
3:36 PMStructure and Rheology of Fibrin Networks as Probed with Small Angle Scattering
Danilo C. Pozzo, Kathleen Weighandt
3:57 PMCharacterization of the Network Structure of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers by Determination of Kinetic Chain Length Distribution
Vishal D. Salian, Mark E. Byrne
4:18 PMStructural Characterization of Protein-Imprinted Gels Using Lattice Monte Carlo Simulation
Simcha Srebnik, Liora Levi
4:39 PMInfluence of Network Structural Modifications on the Dynamic Relaxation Characteristics of Crosslinked Poly(ethylene oxide) Copolymer Membranes
Douglass S. Kalika, Jeffrey J. Richards, Victor A. Kusuma, Benny D. Freeman
5:00 PMMechanical Properties of the Poly (HEMA-co-NVP) Hydrogel: Molecular Dynamics Simulation Approach
Seung Soon Jang, Seung Geol Lee, Giuseppe Brunello, David Bucknall, Hannah Lee
5:21 PMFast Dynamics of Semiflexible Chain Networks of Self-Assembled Peptides
Monica C. Branco, Florian Nettesheim, Joel P. Schneider, Norman J. Wagner

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