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Design of water-based radical polymerization processes for nanoapplications using advanced kinetic modeling and reactor technology (3E025815)

The project aims at fundamental understanding and improvement of water-based radical emulsion polymerization processes for the synthesis of polymer nanoparticles, implying control over design parameters and a clear view on the interplay between chemistry and transport phenomena on the micro-, meso- and macro-scale. The model allows identification of optimal process parameters for the synthesis of core-shell nanoparticles at industrial scale.

Date:1 Oct 2015  →  Today
Keywords:heterogeneous, modeling, microfluidics, core-shell
Disciplines:Catalysis and reacting systems engineering, Chemical product design and formulation, Separation and membrane technologies, Other (bio)chemical engineering, General chemical and biochemical engineering, Transport phenomena, Process engineering, Polymeric materials