BROOKS, PAUL,PHILIP (2014) Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Copolymers using Monomer Sequence Controlled Living Anionic Polymerization. Doctoral thesis, Durham University.
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1,1-Diphenylethylene (DPE) and functional derivatives of DPE have been used to prepare a variety of novel copolymers by living anionic polymerization. This research focuses on exploiting reactivity ratios to prepare copolymers with a variety of structures including alternating, tapered, statistical and telechelic copolymers. The copolymers were analysed by a variety of techniques including 1D and 2D NMR spectroscopy, MALDI-ToF mass spectrometry, differential scanning calorimetry and transmission electron microscopy.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Doctoral)|
|Award:||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Keywords:||anionic polymerization, terpolymerization, diphenylethylene, sequence control, monomer sequence|
|Faculty and Department:||Faculty of Science > Chemistry, Department of|
|Copyright:||Copyright of this thesis is held by the author|
|Deposited On:||30 Jul 2014 12:17|