Eco-friendly Sustainable Multiphase Polymer Systems for Advanced Functions

Sabu Thomas (School of Energy Materials, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, 686560, India International and Inter-University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IIUCNN), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam-686560, Kerala, India School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam-686560, Kerala, India Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Johannesburg, P.O. Box 17011, Doornfontein, 2028, Johannesburg, South Africa)
Anjali R Nair (School of Energy Materials, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, 686560, India)

Article ID: 4278

DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/nmms.v4i2.4278

Abstract


When Eric Fawcett and Reginald Gibson discovered polyethylene accidentally, they never realized how useful their discovery will be for mankind, similar to how Charles Goodyear’s idea of adding sulphur to polyisoprene would revolutionize the tire and other rubber industries. Although those discoveries centuries ago have never realized their current impact, however, the fact is undeniable on how polymer science has conquered the world, gaining an irreplaceable position from a utilitarian perspective.


Keywords


Sustainable technology; Eco-friendly systems; Multi-phase polymer; Advanced polymeric systems

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