University Chemistry ›› 2020, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (12): 77-81.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202008079

Special Issue: 科学抗疫中的化学

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Scientific Epidemic Prevention and Polymer Chemistry

Jing Chang, Chuang Shang, Yuping Wei()   

  • Received:2020-08-13 Accepted:2020-10-15 Published:2020-10-29
  • Contact: Yuping Wei


COVID-19 has become a worldwide epidemic disease. In this nationwide battle against the novel coronavirus, polymer materials are playing important roles in personal protection, medical supplies, and construction consumables. This article introduces the preparation principle of polymer materials involved in scientific epidemic prevention, and integrates them to polymer chemistry course, so that students can combine them with practical life to deepen their understanding of polymer chemistry.

Key words: COVID-19, Polymer materials, Coordination polymerization, Free radical polymerization, Step polymerization, Ionic polymerization, Free radical copolymerization


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