POLY(ALKYL METHACRYLATE-METHACRYLATE CARBOXYLATE) ION-CONTAINING BLOCK COPOLYMERS.

Timothy Edward Long, C. D. DePorter, N. Patel, D. W. Dwight, G. L. Wilkes, J. E. McGrath

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Abstract

All-acrylic block copolymer precursors can be synthesized via anionic techniques demonstrating predictable molecular weights and narrow molecular weight distributions. Poly(2-ethylhexyl methacrylate) can possess such desirable properties as a low glass transition temperature, alkane solubility, and a hydrophobic character. Quantitative hydrolysis of poly(t-butyl methacrylate) blocks allows for very distinct hydrophobic-hydrophilic block copolymers. The derived ion-containing block copolymers will serve as excellent model systems for the elucidation of structure-property relationships. It is believed that the extent and mechanisms of coulombic aggregation will be significantly different than the corresponding random systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)214-216
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry
Volume28
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1987 Aug 1
Externally publishedYes
EventPolym Prepr -Pap Presented at the New Orleans, LA Meet - New Orleans, LA, USA
Duration: 1987 Aug 301987 Sep 4

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Polymers and Plastics

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    Long, T. E., DePorter, C. D., Patel, N., Dwight, D. W., Wilkes, G. L., & McGrath, J. E. (1987). POLY(ALKYL METHACRYLATE-METHACRYLATE CARBOXYLATE) ION-CONTAINING BLOCK COPOLYMERS. American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, 28(2), 214-216.