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Handbook of Benzoxazine Resins

This handbook provides a wide overview of the field, fundamental understanding of the synthetic methods and structure/property correlation, as well as studies related to applications in a wide range of subjects. The handbook also provides 1H and 13C NMR spectra, FTIR spectra, DSC and TGA thermograms to aid in research activities. Additional tables on key NMR and FTIR frequencies unique to benzoxazine, heat of polymerization, Tg, and char yield will greatly aid in the choice of proper benzoxazine for a specific application.


Graduate and post graduate level students and researchers in polymer science, materials science polymer chemistry, chemical/biochemical and biomedical engineering and analytical chemistry

Hardbound, 712 Pages

Published: July 2011

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-53790-4


  • Preface
    Part I. Introduction
    1. Overview and historical background of polybenzoxazine research (H. Ishida)
    Part II. Physical and Chemical Properties of Benzoxazine Resins
    2. Synthesis of benzoxazines in solutions and melt (H. Ishida, and Jin-Ping Liu)
    3. Molecular modeling (Yi Gu, and Ming Li)
    4. Mono-substituted phenol-based benzoxazines : Inevitable dimerization via self-termination and its metal complexation (S. Chirachanchai, S. Phongtamrug, A. Laobuthee, and K. Tashiro)
    5. Using molecular simulation to predict the physical and mechanical properties of polybenzoxazines (I. Hamerton, B.J. Howlin,  A.L. Mitchell, S.A.Hall, and L. McNamara)
    6. Chemorheology of benzoxazine-based resins (S. Rimdusit, C. Jubsilp, P. Kunopast, and W. Bangsen)
    7. Polymerization kinetics (C. Jubsilp, and S. Rimdusit)
    8. Electrochemical polymerization of benzoxazines (Wei Chen)
    9. Light Induced Reactions of Benzoxazines (M.At. Tasdelen, B. Kiskan, B. Gacal, F. Kasapoglu, L. Cianga, and Y. Yagci)
    10. Effect of Neighboring Groups on Enhancing Benzoxazine Autocatalytic Polymerization (M. Baqar, T. Agag, S. Qutubuddin, and H. Ishida)
    11. Catalytic Opening of Lateral Benzoxazine Rings by Thiols (I. Gorodisher, R.J. DeVoe, and R.J. Webb)
    Part III. Physical and Chemical Properties of Cross-linked Polybenzoxazines
    12. Hydrogen bonding of polybenzoxazines (Ho-Dong Kim, and H. Ishida)
    13. Polybenzoxazines of Enhanced Thermal Properties: The Role of Additional Non-Benzoxazine Polymerizable Groups (T. Agag, S. Geiger, and H. Ishida)
    14. Thermal degradation mechanism of polybenzoxazines (J. Hacaloglu, T. Uyer, and H. Ishida)
    Part IV. Main-chain, Side-chain, Telechelic and Supramolecular Benzoxazine Architectures
    15. Various approaches for main-chain type benzoxazine polymers (S. Alhassan, D. Schiraldi, T. Agag, S. Qutubuddin, and H. Ishida)
    16. Side and end chain benzoxazine functional polymers (B. Kiskan, and Y. Yagci)
    17. Supramolecular chemistry of benzoxazines: from simple, selective, effective, and efficient macrocyclization pathway to host-guest properties (S. Chirachanchai, S. Phongtamrug,  and K. Tashiro)
    18. Main-chain type benzoxazine oligomers:  A new concept for easily processable high performance polybenzoxazines (Jia Liu, T. Agag, and H. Ishida)
    Part V. Renewable Resources Based Polybenzoxazine Materials
    19. Study of a cardanol-based benzoxazine as reactive diluent and toughening agent of conventional benzoxazines (P. Campaner, D. D’Amico, L. Longo, C. Stifani, A. Tarzia, and S. Tiburzio)  
    Part VI. Polybenzoxazine Blends and Alloys
    20. Polybenzoxazine/polyimide alloys (T. Takeichi, T. Kawauchi, and T. Agag)
    21. Polybenzoxazine/polyurethane alloys (H. Yeganeh)
    22. The Blends of a Silicon-containing Arylacetylene Resin and an Acetylene-Functional Benzoxazine (Farong Huang, Jianxiang Huang, Yu Gao, Yan Zhou, and Lei Du)
    23. Polybenzoxazine/polysiloxanes (T. Kawauchi, and T. Takeichi)
    24. Polybenzoxazine/bisoxazolines (H. Kimura, K. Ohtsuka, and A. Matsumoto)
    Part VII. Morphological Control of Polybenzoxazines
    25. Morphology and properties of polybenzoxazine Blends (Chongyin Zhang, Lei Wang, Rentong Yu, and Sixun Zheng)
    26. Porous materials from polybenzoxazine (T. Chaisuwan)
    27. Spherical polybenzoxazine resin (Xinsheng Zheng, Yang Xue, Youmiao Xu, and Qianquan Chang)
    Part VIII. Polybenzoxazine Composites, Hybrid Materials and Nanocomposites
    28. Polybenzoxazine /fiber composites (Yi Gu, and Qi-chao Ran)
    29. Polybenzoxazine-clay nanocomposites (T. Agag, and A. Akelah)
    30. Polybenzoxazine-POSS nanocomposites (Riwei Xu, Lei Wang, and Dingsheng Yu)
    31. Polybenzoxazine-CNT nanocomposites (Riwei Xu, Pengli Zhang, Jing Wang, and Dingsheng Yu)
    Part IX. Polybenzoxazine Applications and Potential Applications
    32. Polybenzoxazines with enhanced flame retardancy (V. Cadiz, J. C. Ronda, G. Lligadas, M. Galia)
    33. Surface properties of polybenzoxazines (Chih-Feng Wang, Feng-Chih Chang, and Shiao-Wei Kuo)
    34. Advanced Benzoxazine Chemistries Provide Improved Performance in Broad Range of Applications (R. Tietze, and M. Chaudhari)
    35. Benzoxazines for Industrial Applications: Comparison with other Resins, Formulation & Toughening Know-how and Water-based Dispersion Technology (C. Sawaryn, S. Kreiling, R. Schoenfeld, K. Landfester, and A. Taden)
    36. Polybenzoxazines for increased dielectric constant (H. Manuspia, and H. Ishida)
    37. Preparation of Polybenzoxazine- Ni- Zn Ferrite nanocomposites and their magnetic property (N.N. Ghosh, and A.B. Rajput)
    Part X. Material Properties and Spectra
    38. 1H NMR spectra of benzoxazine resins
    39. FTIR spectra of benzoxazine resins
    40. Raman spectra of benzoxazine resins
    41. DSC thermograms of benzoxazine resins
    42. TGA thermograms of benzoxazine resins
    43. Dynamic mechanical spectra of benzoxazine resins


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