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All-Conjugated Block Copolymers for Organic Photovoltaic Applications
Conventional inorganic solar technologies are expensive due to the high cost of processing, while organic materials have significant cost advantages in the raw materials and ease of processing. Unfortunately, organic ...
Liquid Crystal Elastomer Based Novel Functional Materials
Liquid crystal elastomers (LCEs) are fascinating materials in which the elasticity of polymer network is coupled to liquid crystalline (LC) order and exhibits rich behavior under various stimuli such as heat, light, electric ...
Properties and applications of bottlebrush polymers
This work presented in this dissertation aims to understand physical and chemical properties of bottlebrush polymers and determine their potential for applications including for anti-fouling surfaces and for reduction in ...