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Made to measure: Easy Synthesis and Characterization of Nanocomposites with Tailored Functionalities for Chemistry Education

Reza Saadat, Björn Bartram, Timm Wilke

World Journal of Chemical Education. 2019, 7(2), 65-71 doi:10.12691/wjce-7-2-5
  • Figure 1. Model representation of the distribution of additives with larger and smaller particle diameters within a polymer with comparative representation of crack formation and propagation (left). Covalent between nanoparticle and polymer through functionalized surfaces (right)
  • Figure 2. Educational Transfer Research Model [16]
  • Figure 3. Preparation of the basic mixture (left); hardening of polymer and nanocomposite in tea light shells (center); transparent polymer and opaque nanocomposite (right)
  • Figure 4. Mechanism for the synthesis of polystyrene via radical polymerization
  • Figure 5. Simple characterization method (left); broken polymer and nanocomposite samples (right).
  • Figure 6. Fabrication of polymer coated with silver nanoparticles (left, center); silver nanocomposite with visible inclusions (right)
  • Figure 7. Silver nanoparticle emissions from polymers coated with nanoparticles (left) and silver nanocomposites (right)
  • Figure 8. Schematic representation of the setup for quantitative measurement of yeast activity
  • Figure 9. Yeast activity with different sample solutions according to the produced CO2 volume