Terminology of polymers and polymerization processes in dispersed systems (IUPAC Recommendations 2011)

@article{Somkowski2011TerminologyOP,
  title={Terminology of polymers and polymerization processes in dispersed systems (IUPAC Recommendations 2011)},
  author={Stanisław Słomkowski and Jos{\'e} V. Alem{\'a}n and Robert G. Gilbert and Michael James Hess and Kazuyuki Horie and Richard G. Jones and Przemysław Kubisa and Ingrid Meisel and Werner Dr Mormann and Stanislaw Penczek and Robert F. T. Stepto},
  journal={Pure and Applied Chemistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={83},
  pages={2229 - 2259}
}
A large group of industrially important polymerization processes is carried out in dispersed systems. These processes differ with respect to their physical nature, mechanism of particle formation, particle morphology, size, charge, types of interparticle interactions, and many other aspects. Polymer dispersions, and polymers derived from polymerization in dispersed systems, are used in diverse areas such as paints, adhesives, microelectronics, medicine, cosmetics, biotechnology, and others… 

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