Stronger, stretchier, self-healing plastic: Improved material can maintain complex shapes and biodegrades in seawater

Release:Nov 2, 2023 Update:Nov 6, 2023
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Project Research Associate Shota Ando and Professor Kohzo Ito of the Department of Advanced Materials Science in the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences led the research project.

The University of Tokyo Press Release (November 2, 2023)


Puclication: ACS Materials Letters

Title: Environment-friendly sustainable thermoset vitrimer-containing pol-yrotaxane

Authors: Shota Ando*, Masaki Hirano, Lisa Watakabe, Hideaki Yokoyama, and Kohzo Ito*

DOI: 10.1021/acsmaterialslett.3c00895


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