Polyisobutylene-poly(poly(ethylene oxide) (meth)acrylate) block copolymers and conetworks

Ákos Szabó, Béla Iván

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Abstract

In our work, first a telechelic bromoisobutyrate-ended polyisobutylene macroinitiator was synthesized via quasiliving carbocationic polymerization and subsequent chain end modification. In the second step, quasiliving atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) of poly(ethylene oxide) methacrylate using the macroinitiator was performed. When ethyleneglycol dimethacrylate was further polymerized on the formed triblock copolymer, a conetwork with a unique structure was obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)124-134
Number of pages11
JournalStudia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Chemia
Issue numberSPEC.ISSUE 2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2009

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Keywords

  • Amphiphilic block copolymers
  • Amphiphilic conetworks
  • Poly(ethylene oxide)-methacrylate
  • Polyisobutylene
  • Smart polymers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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