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Polymers

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

Micro-rheometry

Our goal is to develop and promote the adoption of small-volume rheological methods for complex fluids including bio-fluids, suspensions and polymers, where

Metrology for Nanoimprint Lithography

Our goal is to develop, advance, and demonstrate measurements that facilitate Nanoimprint Lithography (NIL) as a viable technology for the patterning of robust

Forensic Fiber Trace Evidence

Work to advance metrology for forensic fiber trace evidence has been underway since July 2015 through efforts to establish novel comparison metrologies for

Publications

Tools and Instruments

X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS)

The XAFS station uses a tunable, monochromatic, and moderately high energy X-ray beam (4.5 keV to 23.5 keV) for X-ray absorption spectroscopy measurements. The

Nanocalorimeter Measurement System

This Nanocalorimeter Measurement System is used for nanocalorimetry measurements at fast heating rates (100 °C/s to 100,000 °C/s) and measurements of samples

Rubber Process Analyzer

The TA Instruments RPA elite rubber process analyzer (RPA) is a strain-controlled rotational shear rheometer for the characterization of polymers, composites

Awards

Edwin P. Chan Honored with PECASE

The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to...

2018 ACS PMSE Fellow

The ACS PMSE Fellow Program was started in 2000 to honor PMSE Members for scientific and technological contributions to polymer material...