Conducting polymers: Conducting mechanisms - Electron transport and bipolar polymers - electrodepositable resists, resins. Applications - Organic light emitting diodes, Sensors, EMI shielding, printed Circuit Boards, Artificial nerves, Rechargeable Batteries, Electromechanical Actuators and switches.
Photoconductive polymers: Charge carriers, charge injectors, charge transport, charge trapping. Polymers for optical data storage - principles of optical storage, polymers in recording layer.
Nonlinear optics: NLO properties and NLO effects, wave guide devices, polymer optical fibers - through plane modulators.
Thermosensitive polymers: Applications - Mechanical actuators and switches - Tissue culture, Drug delivery, Photo resists - Types - Chemically amplified photoresists - Applications. Magnetic polymers - structure and Applications.
Liquid crystalline polymers: Fundamentals and process, liquid crystalline displays - Applications.