Thermal and morphological behaviour of well-defined amphiphilic triblock copolymers based on cyclohexyl and di(ethylene glycol) methyl ether methacrylates
Munoz-Bonilla, Alexandra, Haddleton, David M., Cerrada, Maria L. and Fernandez-Garcia, Marta. (2008) Thermal and morphological behaviour of well-defined amphiphilic triblock copolymers based on cyclohexyl and di(ethylene glycol) methyl ether methacrylates. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics , Volume 209 (Number 2). pp. 184-194. ISSN 1022-1352Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/macp.200700353
The microphase separation and morphology of PDEG-b-PCH-b-PDEG and PCH-b-PDEG-b-PCH amphiphilic triblock copolymers have been studied by DSC, SAXS and AFM. A clear first-order scattering peak was observed for most of the triblock Copolymers, independent of the macroinitiator used. This diffraction has been ascribed to the development of a lamellar structure, which was confirmed by AFM. On the other hand, the existence of an ODT upon heating was observed for most of the triblock copolymers. The ODT location was dependent on the outer segment molecular weights, shifting at higher temperatures as the polymerisation degree increased. WAXS profiles were checked to determine the glass transition and ODT temperatures.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Chemistry|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Atomic force microscopy, Copolymers, Calorimetry, Morphology, Small-angle x-ray scattering|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics|
|Publisher:||Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA|
|Official Date:||21 January 2008|
|Number of Pages:||11|
|Page Range:||pp. 184-194|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||Spain. Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (MEC), Sixth Framework Programme (European Commission) (FP6), Fifth Framework Programme (European Commission) (FP5)|
|Grant number:||MAT2004-00496 (MEC), RII3-CT-2004-506008 (FP6), HPMT-CT-2001-00365 (FP5)|
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