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Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Future Perspectives

Vikas Mittal (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199581924
eISBN:
9780191728853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581924.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Polymer nanocomposites with practically all the commercial polymer matrices have been synthesized and nano-scale filler dispersion has been achieved with varying degrees of success. The commercial ... More


Toxic Gas in the Cockpit: Pro Form and National Insurance Company v. The Garrett Corporation

Roger W. Shuy

in Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328837
eISBN:
9780199870165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328837.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The fatal crash of a private plane led to a lawsuit brought by the insurer against the manufacturer of the aircraft's engine. Investigators found no evidence of engine malfunction, so the insurer ... More


Feature geometry and predictions of locality

Ivan A. Sag

in Features: Perspectives on a Key Notion in Linguistics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577743
eISBN:
9780191722844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577743.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter argues that grammar is a set of local constraints. The Sign‐Based Construction Grammar architecture is feature‐based and model‐theoretic, utilizing constructs (mother–daughter ... More


Irish

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter applies the Resource Management Theory of Resumption to data from Irish. I first present the basic clausal structure of Irish that I am adopting, based on antecedent work that is adapted ... More


Bio-nanocomposites: future high-value materials

Vikas Mittal

in Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Future Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199581924
eISBN:
9780191728853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581924.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Polymer nanocomposites are the materials with much improved properties than the constituent polymers. The nanoscale dispersion of the filler in the polymer matrix leads to the generation of ... More


Bio-nanocomposites with non-cellulosic biofillers

Peter R. Chang, Jin Huang, and Ning Lin

in Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Future Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199581924
eISBN:
9780191728853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581924.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Among the components of bio-nanocomposites, the nanometer sized biofillers from biomass show unique advantages over traditional inorganic nanoparticles by virtue of their biodegradability and ... More


Unbounded Dependency Constructions: Theoretical and Experimental Perspectives

Rui P. Chaves and Michael T. Putnam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198784999
eISBN:
9780191827204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784999.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book is about one of the most intriguing features of human communication systems: the fact that words which go together in meaning can occur arbitrarily far away from each other. The kind of ... More


Blends

C. M. Roland

in Viscoelastic Behavior of Rubbery Materials

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571574
eISBN:
9780191728976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571574.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Most polymer blends are phase-segregated, and among thermodynamically miscible blends, only a few have components that are both rubbers. Since the equilibrium morphology of miscible blends is ... More


Pivot and puzzling relativization in Indonesian

I Wayan Arka

in Modular Design of Grammar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192844842
eISBN:
9780191937200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844842.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents a novel analysis of Indonesian relative clauses that makes use of the Pivot (PIV) notion as an abstract discourse-syntactic overlay function involving prominent GFs (SUBJ/OBJ) ... More


Dental materials

Nicholas Longridge, Pete Clarke, Raheel Aftab, and Tariq Ali

Katharine Boursicot and David Sales (eds)

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Dentistry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198825173
eISBN:
9780191917301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825173.003.0023
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Dental material science can be a daunting subject for most dentists, given its origins in the pure sciences of physics and chemistry. Combining this with human biology, and trying to see through ... More


The coded bribery event of Federal Judge Alcee Hastings

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Bribery Cases

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945139
eISBN:
9780199345922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945139.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

After being acquitted in a bribery trial, the US Congress believed (but couldn’t prove) that the evidence tapes in his case contained coded references to the bribery. I was asked to determine whether ... More


Left-corner parsing of minimalist grammars

Tim Hunter

in Minimalist Parsing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198795087
eISBN:
9780191836459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795087.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

Much recent research in experimental psycholinguistics revolves around the resolution of long-distance dependencies, and the manner in which the human sentence processor “retrieves’” elements from ... More


Introduction

Rui P. Chaves and Michael T. Putnam

in Unbounded Dependency Constructions: Theoretical and Experimental Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198784999
eISBN:
9780191827204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784999.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter introduces the phenomena that will be discussed in the remainder of the book, discusses how these are modelled in a variety of frameworks, and how human beings process such filler-gap ... More


Overview and Some Fundamental Information

Burak Erman and James E. Mark

in Structures and Properties of Rubberlike Networks

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195082371
eISBN:
9780197560433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195082371.003.0003
Subject:
Chemistry, Materials Chemistry

This chapter is a brief overview of the topics treated in the book. It is aimed, in particular, at providing some qualitative information on rubber elasticity theories and their relationships to ... More


Soft Tissue Fillers for Facial Aesthetics

David R. Jordan and Stephen R. Klapper

in Surgery of the Eyelid, Lacrimal System, and Orbit

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195340211
eISBN:
9780197562574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195340211.003.0038
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

The search for an ideal soft tissue filler to correct facial folds and wrinkles has gone on for at least 100 years. Many products have been tried, including mineral oil, paraffin, and liquid ... More


Networks Having Multimodal Chain-Length Distributions

Burak Erman and James E. Mark

in Structures and Properties of Rubberlike Networks

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195082371
eISBN:
9780197560433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195082371.003.0015
Subject:
Chemistry, Materials Chemistry

As was mentioned in chapter 10, end-linking reactions can be used to make networks of known structures, including those having unusual chain-length distributions. One of the uses of networks having ... More


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