Wednesday, November 19, 2008: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
414/415 (Marriott Philadelphia Downtown)

Polymers (08a)

#447 - Structure and Properties of Polymers IV: Networks and Gels (08A22)
Continuation of previous sessions.
Chair:Ryan G. Toomey
8:30 AMSimulation Studies on the Tensile Properties of Polymer Networks with Heterogeneous Microstructure
Bernardo M. Aguilera-Mercado, Claude Cohen, Fernando A. Escobedo
8:51 AMFlexoelectric Networks from Bent-Core Nematic Liquid Crystal Polymers
Rafael Verduzco, Martin Chambers, Phillip F. Britt, Antal Jákli, Samuel Sprunt, James T. Gleeson
9:12 AMStress-Strain Behavior of Smectic Main-Chain Elastomers
Ronald C. Hedden, Daniel M. Lentz, Harshad P. Patil
9:33 AMMonte Carlo Simulation of Liquid Crystalline Elastomers
Brian T. Gettelfinger, Raj Shekar, Juan J. de Pablo
9:54 AMCavitation Rheology and Fracture Behavior of Polyacrylamide Hydrogels
Santanu Kundu, Alfred J. Crosby
10:15 AMWell-Defined Polymeric Structures Based on Novel Degradable Cross-Linkers
Efrosyni Themistou, Costas S. Patrickios
10:36 AMThe Impact of Sol Molecular Weight on the Mechanical and Adhesive Properties of Polymer Gels
Randy A. Mrozek, Phillip J. Cole, Joseph L. Lenhart

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