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Top 10 Most-accessed Polymer Chemistry articles – Q4 2016

This month sees the following articles in Polymer Chemistry that are in the top ten most accessed from October – December 2016:

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Lignocellulosic biomass: a sustainable platform for the production of bio-based chemicals and polymers
Furkan H. Isikgor and C. Remzi Becer
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 4497-4559
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00263J

Thiol-ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 17-36
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00216B

Thiol–ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis: a first update
Andrew B. Lowe   
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 4820-4870 
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00339J

The power of light in polymer science: photochemical processes to manipulate polymer formation, structure, and properties
Shunsuke Chatani, Christopher J. Kloxin and Christopher N. Bowman
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 2187-2201
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01334K

Facile and efficient chemical functionalization of aliphatic polyesters by cross metathesis
Lucie Fournier, Carine Robert, Sylvie Pourchet, Alice Gonzalez, Lewis Williams, Joëlle Prunet and Christophe M. Thomas
Polym. Chem., 2016,7, 3700-3704
DOI: 10.1039/C6PY00664G

An aggregation-induced emission star polymer with pH and metal ion responsive fluorescence
Yuming Zhao, Wen Zhu, Ying Wu, Lin Qu, Zhengping Liu and Ke Zhang
Polym. Chem., 2016,7, 6513-6520
DOI: 10.1039/C6PY01488G

Facile preparation of pH-responsive AIE-active POSS dendrimers for the detection of trivalent metal cations and acid gases
Yunfei Zuo, Xing Wang, Yanyu Yang, Da Huang, Fei Yang, Hong Shen and Decheng Wu
Polym. Chem., 2016,7, 6432-6436
DOI: 10.1039/C6PY01618A

Multiple stimuli-responsive supramolecular gels constructed from metal–organic cycles
Lijie Li, Yong Cong, Lipeng He, Yongyue Wang, Jun Wang, Fu-Ming Zhang and Weifeng Bu
Polym. Chem., 2016,7, 6288-6292
DOI: 10.1039/C6PY01580H

Pluronic® block-copolymers in medicine: from chemical and biological versatility to rationalisation and clinical advances
Anaïs Pitto-Barry and Nicolas P. E. Barry
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 3291-3297
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00039K

End group removal and modification of RAFT polymers
Helen Willcock and Rachel K. O’Reilly
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 149-157
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00340A

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Top 10 most-read Polymer Chemistry articles – Q3 2016

This month sees the following articles in Polymer Chemistry that are in the top 10 most accessed from July – September 2016:

Lignocellulosic biomass: a sustainable platform for the production of bio-based chemicals and polymers
Furkan H. Isikgor and C. Remzi Becer
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 4497-4559
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00263J

Thiol-ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 17-36
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00216B

Thiol–ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis: a first update
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 4820-4870
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00339J

Facile and efficient chemical functionalization of aliphatic polyesters by cross metathesis
Lucie Fournier, Carine Robert, Sylvie Pourchet, Alice Gonzalez, Lewis Williams, Joëlle Prunet and Christophe M. Thomas
Polym. Chem., 2016,7, 3700-3704
DOI: 10.1039/C6PY00664G

Mussel-inspired multifunctional supramolecular hydrogels with self-healing, shape memory and adhesive properties
Zhaowen Li, Wei Lu, To Ngai, Xiaoxia Le, Jing Zheng, Ning Zhao, Youju Huang, Xiufang Wen, Jiawei Zhang and Tao Chen
Polym. Chem., 2016,7, 5343-5346
DOI: 10.1039/C6PY01112H

Investigation into thiol-(meth)acrylate Michael addition reactions using amine and phosphine catalysts
Guang-Zhao Li, Rajan K. Randev, Alexander H. Soeriyadi, Gregory Rees, Cyrille Boyer, Zhen Tong, Thomas P. Davis, C. Remzi Becer and David M. Haddleton
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 1196-1204
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00100G

Oxidant-induced dopamine polymerization for multifunctional coatings
Qiang Wei, Fulong Zhang, Jie Li, Beijia Li and Changsheng Zhao
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 1430-1433
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00215A

End group removal and modification of RAFT polymers
Helen Willcock and Rachel K. O’Reilly
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 149-157
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00340A

The power of light in polymer science: photochemical processes to manipulate polymer formation, structure, and properties
Shunsuke Chatani, Christopher J. Kloxin and Christopher N. Bowman
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 2187-2201
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01334K

Toughening of photo-curable polymer networks: a review
Samuel Clark Ligon-Auer, Martin Schwentenwein, Christian Gorsche, Jürgen Stampfl and Robert Liska
Polym. Chem., 2016,7, 257-286
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01334K

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Top 10 Reviewers for Polymer Chemistry

In celebration of Peer Review Week, with the theme of Recognition for Review, we would like to highlight the top 10 reviewers for Polymer Chemistry in 2016, as selected by the editor for their significant contribution to the journal.

Top 10 Reviewers for Polymer Chemistry:
– Dr Fujian Xu – BUCT, China
– Dr Xiaoyu Huang – Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, China
– Dr Feihe Huang – Zhejiang University, China
– Dr Priyadarsi De – Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, India
– Dr Youliang Zhao – Soochow University, China
– Dr Jingyin Yuan – Tsinghua University, China
– Dr Cyrille Boyer – University of New South Wales, Australia
– Dr Athina Anastasaki – University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
– Dr Leyong Wang – Nanjing University, China
– Professor Zhen Li – Wuhan University, China

We would like to say a massive thank you to these reviewers as well as the Polymer Chemistry board and all of the polymer chemistry community for their continued support of the journal, as authors, reviewers and readers.

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Top 10 most-read Polymer Chemistry articles – Q2 2016

This month sees the following articles in Polymer Chemistry that are in the top 10 most accessed from April – June 2016:

Lignocellulosic biomass: a sustainable platform for the production of bio-based chemicals and polymers
Furkan H. Isikgor and C. Remzi Becer
Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 4497-4559
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00263J

Thiol-ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2010, 1, 17-36
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00216B

Thiol–ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis: a first update
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 4820-4870
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00339J

Investigation into thiol-(meth)acrylate Michael addition reactions using amine and phosphine catalysts
Guang-Zhao Li, Rajan K. Randev, Alexander H. Soeriyadi, Gregory Rees, Cyrille Boyer, Zhen Tong, Thomas P. Davis, C. Remzi Becer and David M. Haddleton
Polym. Chem., 2010, 1, 1196-1204
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00100G

Oxidant-induced dopamine polymerization for multifunctional coatings
Qiang Wei, Fulong Zhang, Jie Li, Beijia Li and Changsheng Zhao
Polym. Chem., 2010, 1, 1430-1433
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00215A

Thermoresponsive polyelectrolytes derived from ionic liquids
Yuki Kohno, Shohei Saita, Yongjun Men, Jiayin Yuan and Hiroyuki Ohno
Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 2163-2178
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01665C

Bringing d-limonene to the scene of bio-based thermoset coatings via free-radical thiol–ene chemistry: macromonomer synthesis, UV-curing and thermo-mechanical characterization
Mauro Claudino, Jeanne-Marie Mathevet, Mats Jonsson and Mats Johansson
Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 3245-3260
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01302B

Effect of gold nanoparticle shapes for phototherapy and drug delivery
Nik N. M. Adnan, Y. Y. Cheng, Nur M. N. Ong, Tuan T. Kamaruddin, Eliza Rozlan, Timothy W. Schmidt, Hien T. T. Duong and Cyrille Boyer
Polym. Chem., 2016, 7, 2888-2903
DOI: 10.1039/C6PY00465B

Facile and efficient chemical functionalization of aliphatic polyesters by cross metathesis
Lucie Fournier, Carine Robert, Sylvie Pourchet, Alice Gonzalez, Lewis Williams, Joëlle Prunet and Christophe M. Thomas
Polym. Chem., 2016, 7, 3700-3704
DOI: 10.1039/C6PY00664G

Toughening of photo-curable polymer networks: a review
Samuel Clark Ligon-Auer, Martin Schwentenwein, Christian Gorsche, Jürgen Stampfl and Robert Liska
Polym. Chem., 2016, 7, 257-286
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY01631B

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Top 10 most-read Polymer Chemistry articles – Q1 2016

This month sees the following articles in Polymer Chemistry that are in the top 10 most accessed from January – March 2016:

Lignocellulosic biomass: a sustainable platform for the production of bio-based chemicals and polymers
Furkan H. Isikgor and C. Remzi Becer
Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 4497-4559
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00263J

Flame retardancy of polylactide: an overview
Serge Bourbigot and Gaëlle Fontaine
Polym. Chem., 2010, 1, 1413-1422
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00106F

Thiol-ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2010, 1, 17-36
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00216B

A rapid crosslinking injectable hydrogel for stem cell delivery, from multifunctional hyperbranched polymers via RAFT homopolymerization of PEGDA
Yixiao Dong, Yue Qin, Marie Dubaa, John Killion, Yongsheng Gao, Tianyu Zhao, Dezhong Zhou, Dominik Duscher, Luke Geever, Geoffrey C. Gurtner and Wenxin Wang
Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 6182-6192
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00678C

Thiol–ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis: a first update
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 4820-4870
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00339J

Investigation into thiol-(meth)acrylate Michael addition reactions using amine and phosphine catalysts
Guang-Zhao Li, Rajan K. Randev, Alexander H. Soeriyadi, Gregory Rees, Cyrille Boyer, Zhen Tong, Thomas P. Davis, C. Remzi Becer and David M. Haddleton
Polym. Chem., 2010, 1, 1196-1204
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00100G

Cu(0)-mediated living radical polymerization: recent highlights and applications; a perspective
Athina Anastasaki, Vasiliki Nikolaou and David M. Haddleton
Polym. Chem., 2016, 7, 1002-1026
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY01916H

Toughening of photo-curable polymer networks: a review
Samuel Clark Ligon-Auer, Martin Schwentenwein, Christian Gorsche, Jürgen Stampfl and Robert Liska
Polym. Chem., 2016, 7, 257-286
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY01631B

Synthesis of polymeric janus nanoparticles and their application in surfactant-free emulsion polymerizations
Binh T. T. Pham, Chris H. Such and Brian S. Hawkett
Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 426-435
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01125B

Design of thiol- and light-sensitive degradable hydrogels using Michael-type addition reactions
Prathamesh M. Kharkar, Kristi L. Kiick and April M. Kloxin
Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 5565-5574
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00750J

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Top 10 most-read Polymer Chemistry articles – Q4 2015

This month sees the following articles in Polymer Chemistry that are in the top 10 most accessed from October – December:

Lignocellulosic biomass: a sustainable platform for the production of bio-based chemicals and polymers
Furkan H. Isikgor and C. Remzi Becer
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 4497-4559
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00263J

Thiol-ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 17-36
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00216B

Supramolecular hydrogels assembled from nonionic poly(ethylene glycol)-b-polypeptide diblocks containing OEGylated poly-l-glutamate
Shusheng Zhang, Wenxin Fu and Zhibo Li
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 3346-3351
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00016A

Thiol–ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis: a first update
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 4820-4870
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00339J

Investigation into thiol-(meth)acrylate Michael addition reactions using amine and phosphine catalysts
Guang-Zhao Li, Rajan K. Randev, Alexander H. Soeriyadi, Gregory Rees, Cyrille Boyer, Zhen Tong, Thomas P. Davis, C. Remzi Becer and David M. Haddleton
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 1196-1204
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00100G

Oxidant-induced dopamine polymerization for multifunctional coatings
Qiang Wei, Fulong Zhang, Jie Li, Beijia Li and Changsheng Zhao
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 1430-1433
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00215A

Scalable synthesis and derivation of functional polyesters bearing ene and epoxide side chains
Yunfeng Yan and Daniel J. Siegwart
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 1362-1371
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01474F

End group removal and modification of RAFT polymers
Helen Willcock and Rachel K. O’Reilly
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 149-157
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00340A

The power of light in polymer science: photochemical processes to manipulate polymer formation, structure, and properties
Shunsuke Chatani, Christopher J. Kloxin and Christopher N. Bowman
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 2187-2201
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01334K

Bringing d-limonene to the scene of bio-based thermoset coatings via free-radical thiol–ene chemistry: macromonomer synthesis, UV-curing and thermo-mechanical characterization
Mauro Claudino, Jeanne-Marie Mathevet, Mats Jonsson and Mats Johansson
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 3245-3260
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01302B

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Top 10 most-read Polymer Chemistry articles – Q3 2015

This month sees the following articles in Polymer Chemistry that are in the top 10 most accessed from July – September:

Thiol-ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 17-36
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00216B

Thiol-ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis: A first update
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 4820-4870
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00339J

Lignocellulosic Biomass: A Sustainable Platform for Production of Bio-Based Chemicals and Polymers
Furkan H. Isikgor and C. Remzi Becer
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 4497-4559
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00263J

Design of Thiol- and Light-sensitive Degradable Hydrogels using Michael-type Addition Reactions
Prathamesh M. Kharkar, Kristi L. Kiick and April M. Kloxin
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 5565-5574
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00750J

Surface-Initiated Controlled Radical Polymerizations from Silica Nanoparticles, Gold Nanocrystals, and Bionanoparticles
Lei Wu, Ulrich Glebe and Alexander Böker
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 5143-5184
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00525F

Synthesis of Polymeric Janus Nanoparticles and their Application in Surfactant-Free Emulsion Polymerizations
Binh T. T. Pham, Chris H. Such and Brian S. Hawkett
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 426-435
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01125B

Investigation into thiol-(meth)acrylate Michael addition reactions using amine and phosphine catalysts
Guang-Zhao Li, Rajan K. Randev, Alexander H. Soeriyadi, Gregory Rees, Cyrille Boyer, Zhen Tong, Thomas P. Davis, C. Remzi Becer and David M. Haddleton
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 1196-1204
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00100G

Tertiary Amine Catalyzed Photo-induced Controlled Radical Polymerization of Methacrylates
Qiang Fu, Thomas G. McKenzie, Shereen Tan, Eunhyung Nam and Greg G. Qiao
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 5362-5368
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00840A

Advanced stimuli-responsive polymer nanocapsules with enhanced capabilities for payloads delivery
Yi Zhao, Li-Ping Lv, Shuai Jiang, Katharina Landfester and Daniel Crespy
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 4197-4205
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00323G

Bringing D-Limonene to the Scene of Bio-Based Thermoset Coatings via Free-Radical Thiol–Ene Chemistry: Macromonomer Synthesis, UV-Curing and Thermo–Mechanical Characterization
Mauro Claudino, Jeanne-Marie Mathevet, Mats Jonsson and Mats Johansson
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 3245-3260
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01302B

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Top 10 most-read Polymer Chemistry articles – Q2 2015

This month sees the following articles in Polymer Chemistry that are in the top 10 most accessed from April – June:

Thiol-ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 17-36
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00216B

Thiol–ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis: a first update
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 4820-4870
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00339J

Self-assembly of cyclic polymers
Rebecca J. Williams, Andrew P. Dove and Rachel K. O’Reilly
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 2998-3008
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00081E

Hollow double-layered polymer microspheres with pH and thermo-responsive properties as nitric oxide-releasing reservoirs
Tuanwei Liu, Wei Zhang, Tao Song, Xinlin Yang and Chenxi Li
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 3305-3314
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00001G

Investigation into thiol-(meth)acrylate Michael addition reactions using amine and phosphine catalysts
Guang-Zhao Li, Rajan K. Randev, Alexander H. Soeriyadi, Gregory Rees, Cyrille Boyer, Zhen Tong, Thomas P. Davis, C. Remzi Becer and David M. Haddleton
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 1196-1204
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00100G

Oxidant-induced dopamine polymerization for multifunctional coatings
Qiang Wei, Fulong Zhang, Jie Li, Beijia Li and Changsheng Zhao
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 1430-1433
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00215A

Thermoresponsive polyelectrolytes derived from ionic liquids
Yuki Kohno, Shohei Saita, Yongjun Men, Jiayin Yuan and Hiroyuki Ohno
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 2163-2178
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01665C

A simple approach to preparation of polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane crosslinked poly(styrene-<it>b</it>-butadiene-<it>b</it>-styrene) elastomers with a unique micro-morphology via UV-induced thiol–ene reaction
Jing Bai, Zixing Shi, Jie Yin and Ming Tian
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 6761-6769
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00780H

Bringing d-limonene to the scene of bio-based thermoset coatings via free-radical thiol–ene chemistry: macromonomer synthesis, UV-curing and thermo-mechanical characterization
Mauro Claudino, Jeanne-Marie Mathevet, Mats Jonsson and Mats Johansson
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 3245-3260
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01302B

Thiol–maleimide “click” chemistry: evaluating the influence of solvent, initiator, and thiol on the reaction mechanism, kinetics, and selectivity
Brian H. Northrop, Stephen H. Frayne and Umesh Choudhary
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 3415-3430
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00168D

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Top 10 most-read Polymer Chemistry articles – Q1 2015

This month sees the following articles in Polymer Chemistry that are in the top 10 most accessed from January – March:

Synthesis of polymeric janus nanoparticles and their application in surfactant-free emulsion polymerizations
Binh T. T. Pham, Chris H. Such and Brian S. Hawkett
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 426-435
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01125B

Thiol–ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis: a first update
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 4820-4870
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00339J

Bringing d-limonene to the scene of bio-based thermoset coatings via free-radical thiol–ene chemistry: macromonomer synthesis, UV-curing and thermo-mechanical characterization
Mauro Claudino, Jeanne-Marie Mathevet, Mats Jonsson and Mats Johansson
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 3245-3260
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01302B

PLA architectures: the role of branching
Stijn Corneillie and Mario Smet
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 850-867
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01572J

Polyglycerol coated polypropylene surfaces for protein and bacteria resistance
Maike C. Lukowiak, Sascha Wettmarshausen, Gundula Hidde, Petra Landsberger, Viola Boenke, Karsten Rodenacker, Ulrike Braun, Jörg F. Friedrich, Anna A. Gorbushina and Rainer Haag
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 1350-1359
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01375A

Towards being genuinely smart: ‘isothermally-responsive’ polymers as versatile, programmable scaffolds for biologically-adaptable materials
Daniel J. Phillips and Matthew I. Gibson
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 1033-1043
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01539H

Controlling monomer-sequence using supramolecular templates
Niels ten Brummelhuis
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 654-667
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01522C

Investigation into thiol-(meth)acrylate Michael addition reactions using amine and phosphine catalysts
Guang-Zhao Li, Rajan K. Randev, Alexander H. Soeriyadi, Gregory Rees, Cyrille Boyer, Zhen Tong, Thomas P. Davis, C. Remzi Becer and David M. Haddleton
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 1196-1204
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00100G

Synthesis and characterization of branched fullerene-terminated poly(ethylene glycol)s
Hin Chun Yau, Mustafa K. Bayazit, Piers R. J. Gaffney, Andrew G. Livingston, Joachim H. G. Steinke and Milo S. P. Shaffer
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 1056-1065
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01167H

Optimization of side chains in alkylthiothiophene-substituted benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b′]dithiophene-based photovoltaic polymers
Shaoqing Zhang, Mohammad Afsar Uddin, Wenchao Zhao, Long Ye, Han Young Woo, Delong Liu, Bei Yang, Huifeng Yao, Yong Cui and Jianhui Hou
Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 2752-2760
DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00071H

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Top 10 most-read Polymer Chemistry articles – Q2 2014

This month sees the following articles in Polymer Chemistry that are in the top 10 most accessed from April – June:

Thiol-ene “click” reactions and recent applications in polymer and materials synthesis
Andrew B. Lowe
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 17-36
DOI: 10.1039/B9PY00216B

Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly (PISA) – Control Over the Morphology of Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery Applications
Bunyamin Karagoz, Lars Esser, Hien T. Duong, Johan S. Basuki, Cyrille Boyer and Thomas P. Davis
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 350-355
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01306E

Short Peptide Based Self-Assembled Nanostructures: Implication In Drug Delivery And Tissue Engineering
Jiban Jyoti Panda and Virander Singh Chauhan
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 4418-4436
DOI: 10.1039/C4PY00173G

Investigation into thiol-(meth)acrylate Michael addition reactions using amine and phosphine catalysts
Guang-Zhao Li, Rajan K. Randev, Alexander H. Soeriyadi, Gregory Rees, Cyrille Boyer, Zhen Tong, Thomas P. Davis, C. Remzi Becer and David M. Haddleton
Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 1196-1204
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00100G

The Power of Light in Polymer Science: Photochemical Processes to Manipulate Polymer Formation, Structure, and Properties
Shunsuke Chatani, Christopher J. Kloxin and Christopher N. Bowman
Polym. Chem., 2014,5, 2187-2201
DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01334K

Bringing D-Limonene to the Scene of Bio-Based Thermoset Coatings via Free-Radical Thiol–Ene Chemistry: Macromonomer Synthesis, UV-Curing and Thermo–Mechanical Characterization
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The quest for sustainable polyesters – insights into the future
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Phenylboronic Acid-based Glucose-responsive Polymeric Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Applications in Drug Delivery
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Oxidant-induced dopamine polymerization for multifunctional coatings
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Benzotrithiophene and benzodithiophene-based polymers for efficient polymer solar cells with high open-circuit voltage
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