1. Introduction2. Chloral-Derived Monomers3. Polyimides Based on Chloral Derivatives4. TNT-Based Aromatic Diamines5. Polyimides Based on TNT-Derived Diamines6. Conclusion
Professor Marc JM ABADIE is professor at the Universite Montpellier 2, Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc and head of Laboratory of Polymer Science and Advanced Organic Materials - LEMP/MAO. Marc obtained his BSc (1959), MSc (1960), PhD (1963) and Doctorate of Science (1972) at the "Centre de Recherche sur les Macromolecules - Institut Charles Sadron" in Strasbourg. His present research concerns high performance composites and nanocomposites, UV & EB coatings and biomaterials. He has published 328 papers, 8 books and 9 patents and advised an overall of 53 theses. He has over 40 years experience in Polymer Science with 10 years in the industry (IBM USA, MOD UK, SNPA/Total France) and is thus well qualified to write about polyimides.