Macromolecules Perspectives are designed to communicate a focused review of the most exciting new developments in a field or area and with an eye toward guiding future research. Explore the Perspectives published in Macromolecules over the past two years.

Explore the Perspectives published in Macromolecules over the past two years

Macromolecules Perspectives are designed to communicate a focused review of the most exciting new developments in a field or area and with an eye toward guiding future research.

Explore the Perspectives published in Macromolecules over the past two years:

How to Get the Best Gas Separation Membranes from State-of-the-Art Glassy Polymers
Nicholas E. León, Zhongyun Liu, Maryam Irani, and William J. Koros
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c01758
Synthetic Control of Helical Polyisocyanates by Living Anionic Polymerization toward Peptide Mimicry
In Gyu Bak, Chang-Geun Chae, and Jae-Suk Lee
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c02160

When Polymer Chains Are Highly Aligned: A Perspective on Extensional Rheology
Qian Huang
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c02262

Advances and New Opportunities in the Rheology of Physically and Chemically Reversible Polymers
Shilong Wu and Quan Chen
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c01605

Polymer Adhesion: Seeking New Solutions for an Old Problem
Guido Raos and Bruno Zappone
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c01182

Frank–Kasper Phases in Block Polymers
Kevin D. Dorfman
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c01650

Flow-Induced Translocation and Conformational Transition of Polymer Chains through Nanochannels: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives
Mingming Ding and Lianwei Li
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00909

Block Copolymers beneath the Surface: Measuring and Modeling Complex Morphology at the Subdomain Scale
Abhiram Reddy, Xueyan Feng, Edwin L. Thomas, and Gregory M. Grason
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00958

Anionic Polymerization of Terpene Monomers: New Options for Bio-Based Thermoplastic Elastomers
Christian Wahlen and Holger Frey
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00770

Dienes Polymerization: Where We Are and What Lies Ahead
Giovanni Ricci, Guido Pampaloni, Anna Sommazzi, and Francesco Masi
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00004

Electronic, Optical, Morphological, Transport, and Electrochemical Properties of PEDOT: A Theoretical Perspective
Igor Zozoulenko, Juan Felipe Franco-Gonzalez, Viktor Gueskine, Aleksandar Mehandzhiyski, Mohsen Modarresi, Nicolas Rolland, and Klas Tybrandt
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00444

Providing a Window into the Phase Behavior of Semiconducting Polymers
Ioan Botiz, Marlow M. Durbin, and Natalie Stingelin
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00296

Organic Polymer Hosts for Triplet–Triplet Annihilation Upconversion Systems
Michael J. Bennison, Abigail R. Collins, Bolong Zhang, and Rachel C. Evans
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00133

Liquid Phase Electron Microscopy Provides Opportunities in Polymer Synthesis and Manufacturing
Wyeth Gibson and Joseph P. Patterson
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02710

Metal-Catalyzed Postpolymerization Strategies for Polar Group Incorporation into Polyolefins Containing C–C, C═C, and Aromatic Rings
Gabriel Menendez Rodriguez, M. Mar Díaz-Requejo, and Pedro J. Pérez
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00374

Optimizing Morphology to Trade Off Charge Transport and Mechanical Properties of Stretchable Conjugated Polymer Films
Zicheng Ding, Dongle Liu, Kui Zhao, and Yanchun Han
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00268

Neighboring Group Participation and Internal Catalysis Effects on Exchangeable Covalent Bonds: Application to the Thriving Field of Vitrimer Chemistry
Florian Cuminet, Sylvain Caillol, Éric Dantras, Éric Leclerc, and Vincent Ladmiral
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02706

Plastic Pollution: A Material Problem?
Jonathan M. Millican and Seema Agarwal
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02814

New Insights into the Formulation and Polymerization of Pickering Emulsions Stabilized by Natural Organic Particles
Hanaé Dupont, Valentin Maingret, Véronique Schmitt, and Valérie Héroguez
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00225

Deuteration and Polymers: Rich History with Great Potential
Lengwan Li, Jacek Jakowski, Changwoo Do, and Kunlun Hong
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02284

Protein-Mimetic Self-Assembly with Synthetic Macromolecules
Meredith H. Barbee, Zoe M. Wright, Benjamin P. Allen, Hailey F. Taylor, Emily F. Patteson, and Abigail S. Knight
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02826

Ion Correlations and Their Impact on Transport in Polymer-Based Electrolytes
Kara D. Fong, Julian Self, Bryan D. McCloskey, and Kristin A. Persson
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02545

Polymer Glass Formation: Role of Activation Free Energy, Configurational Entropy, and Collective Motion
Wen-Sheng Xu, Jack F. Douglas, and Zhao-Yan Sun
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02740

Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Ion-Containing Polymers Using Generic Coarse-Grained Models
Kuan-Hsuan Shen, Mengdi Fan, and Lisa M. Hall
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02557

Using High Molecular Precision to Study Enzymatically Induced Disassembly of Polymeric Nanocarriers: Direct Enzymatic Activation or Equilibrium-Based Degradation?
Gadi Slor and Roey J. Amir
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02263

Macrocyclic Encapsulated Conjugated Polymers
Jeroen Royakkers and Hugo Bronstein
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01916

Diversity of Synthetic Approaches to Functionalized Perfluoropolyalkylether Polymers
Céline Bonneaud, Jon Howell, Roberta Bongiovanni, Christine Joly-Duhamel, and Chadron M. Friesen
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01599

Underexplored Stereocomplex Polymeric Scaffolds with Improved Thermal and Mechanical Properties
Gianna Tutoni and Matthew L. Becker
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01468

Antiviral Polymers: Past Approaches and Future Possibilities
Rachel H. Bianculli, Jonathan D. Mase, and Michael D. Schulz
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01273

Discovery of the RAFT/MADIX Process: Mechanistic Insights and Polymer Chemistry Implications
Samir Z. Zard
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01441

From Architectures to Cutting-Edge Properties, the Blooming World of Hydrophobically Modified Ethoxylated Urethanes (HEURs)
Baptiste Quienne, Julien Pinaud, Jean-Jacques Robin, and Sylvain Caillol
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01353

Lewis Pair Polymerization: Perspective on a Ten-Year Journey
Michael L. McGraw and Eugene Y.-X. Chen
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01156

Cascade Reactions in Chain-Growth Polymerization
Jingsong Yuan, Wenqi Wang, Zefeng Zhou, and Jia Niu
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00417

Melts of Linear Polymers in Fast Flows
Giovanni Ianniruberto, Giuseppe Marrucci, and Yuichi Masubuchi
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00693

Self-Nucleation Effects on Polymer Crystallization
Leire Sangroniz, Dario Cavallo, and Alejandro J. Müller
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00223

Perspectives for Polymer Electrolytes: A View from Fundamentals of Ionic Conductivity
Bocharova and A. P. Sokolov
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b02742

Polymer Thermoelectrics: Opportunities and Challenges
Mahima Goel and Mukundan Thelakkat
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b02453

Fabrication of Bioinspired Hydrogels: Challenges and Opportunities
Hailong Fan and Jian Ping Gong
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00238

Rheological Properties of Covalent Adaptable Networks with 1,2,3-Triazolium Cross-Links: The Missing Link between Vitrimers and Dissociative Networks
Antoine Jourdain, Rawnaq Asbai, Omaima Anaya, Mohamed M. Chehimi, Eric Drockenmuller, and Damien Montarnal
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b02204

End-Group Chemistry and Junction Chemistry in Polymer Science: Past, Present, and Future
Jihoon Kim, Ha Young Jung, and Moon Jeong Park
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b02293

Selective Swelling of Block Copolymers: An Upscalable Greener Process to Ultrafiltration Membranes?
Jiemei Zhou and Yong Wang
DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01747

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