Progress in Polymer Science

(The TQCC of Progress in Polymer Science is 53. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Reversible-deactivation radical polymerization (Controlled/living radical polymerization): From discovery to materials design and applications565
Phosphorus-containing flame retardant epoxy thermosets: Recent advances and future perspectives426
Vitrimers: Permanently crosslinked polymers with dynamic network topology381
Challenges and new opportunities on barrier performance of biodegradable polymers for sustainable packaging323
Anion exchange polyelectrolytes for membranes and ionomers265
Recent advances in wet adhesives: Adhesion mechanism, design principle and applications253
Dynamics of polymer segments, polymer chains, and nanoparticles in polymer nanocomposite melts: A review196
Advances in sustainable thermosetting resins: From renewable feedstock to high performance and recyclability190
Bio-based polyesters: Recent progress and future prospects167
Supramolecular Polymerization: A Conceptual Expansion for Innovative Materials161
Intrinsic polymer dielectrics for high energy density and low loss electric energy storage156
The swollen polymer network hypothesis: Quantitative models of hydrogel swelling, stiffness, and solute transport153
Bottlebrush polymers: From controlled synthesis, self-assembly, properties to applications140
Development, processing and applications of bio-sourced cellulose nanocrystal composites138
Healable and self-healing polyurethanes using dynamic chemistry136
Ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene: Catalysis, structure, properties, processing and applications131
Polymer bioconjugates: Modern design concepts toward precision hybrid materials128
Polyamide desalination membranes: Formation, structure, and properties126
Polyolefin thermoplastic elastomers from polymerization catalysis: Advantages, pitfalls and future challenges122
Polymer nanocomposite meshes for flexible electronic devices120
Functional polymer materials for modern marine biofouling control119
Recent progress in conjugated microporous polymers for clean energy: Synthesis, modification, computer simulations, and applications119
Surface modifications of nanocellulose: From synthesis to high-performance nanocomposites113
Crystallization of biodegradable and biobased polyesters: Polymorphism, cocrystallization, and structure-property relationship112
Recent progress of organic solvent nanofiltration membranes111
Hybrid porous polymers based on cage-like organosiloxanes: synthesis, properties and applications108
Recent progress in polymer/two-dimensional nanosheets composites with novel performances107
Cyclodextrin polymers: Structure, synthesis, and use as drug carriers106
Green chemistry design in polymers derived from lignin: review and perspective106
Epoxy thermosets and materials derived from bio-based monomeric phenols: Transformations and performances101
Diffusion and migration in polymer electrolytes100
Biobased vitrimers: Towards sustainable and adaptable performing polymer materials98
Manipulating interfacial polymerization for polymeric nanofilms of composite separation membranes92
Polymer Synthesis in Continuous Flow Reactors87
Microporous organic polymer-based membranes for ultrafast molecular separations84
Poly(butylene succinate) (PBS): Materials, processing, and industrial applications84
Semi-crystalline feedstock for filament-based 3D printing of polymers80
From plant phenols to novel bio-based polymers80
Mussel-inspired chemistry: A promising strategy for natural polysaccharides in biomedical applications79
Covalent organic frameworks: Polymer chemistry and functional design79
Visible light photoinitiating systems by charge transfer complexes: Photochemistry without dyes77
Self-assembled nanostructures from amphiphilic block copolymers prepared via ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP)77
The role of architectural engineering in macromolecular self-assemblies via non-covalent interactions: A molecular LEGO approach75
Recent advances in 3D printing with protein-based inks74
Design strategy of poly(vinylidene fluoride) membranes for water treatment74
Precision polymer synthesis by controlled radical polymerization: Fusing the progress from polymer chemistry and reaction engineering71
4D printing of polymers: Techniques, materials, and prospects70
An elegant coupling: Freeze-casting and versatile polymer composites70
Progress of Conjugated Polymers as Emerging Thermoelectric Materials70
Organic batteries based on just redox polymers66
Poly(glutamic acid): Production, composites, and medical applications of the next-generation biopolymer66
Towards the Development of Green Flame Retardancy by Polybenzoxazines64
Methyl cellulose solutions and gels: fibril formation and gelation properties63
Multifaceted applications of cellulosic porous materials in environment, energy, and health63
Hemicellulose: Structure, chemical modification, and application57
Superabsorbent Polymers: From long-established, microplastics generating systems, to sustainable, biodegradable and future proof alternatives57
Stimuli-Responsive Polymers for Sensing and Reacting to Environmental Conditions56
Advances in frontal polymerization strategy: From fundamentals to applications56
Selective localization of carbon nanotubes and its effect on the structure and properties of polymer blends55
Poly(2-oxazoline)-based stimulus-responsive (Co)polymers: An overview of their design, solution properties, surface-chemistries and applications54
Design of materials with supramolecular polymers54
Rational design of tapered multiblock copolymers for thermoplastic elastomers53
Cationic RAFT and DT polymerization53