Block Copolymers of Poly(2-oxazoline)s and Poly(meth)acrylates: A Crossover between Cationic Ring-Opening Polymerization (CROP) and Reversible Addition–Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT)
Krieg, Andreas, Weber, Christine, Hoogenboom, Richard, Becer, C. Remzi and Schubert, Ulrich S.. (2012) Block Copolymers of Poly(2-oxazoline)s and Poly(meth)acrylates: A Crossover between Cationic Ring-Opening Polymerization (CROP) and Reversible Addition–Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT). ACS Macro Letters, Vol. 1 (No. 6). pp. 776-779. ISSN 2161-1653Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/mz300128p
To combine the advantages of poly(2-oxazoline)s (POx) and controlled radical polymerization (CRP) techniques, the cationic ring-opening polymerization (CROP) of 2-methyl-2-oxazoline (MeOx), 2-ethyl-2-oxazoline (EtOx), and 2-n-nonyl-2-oxazoline (NonOx) were terminated with a carboxylic acid functionalized chain transfer agent (CTA). The obtained PEtOx with a high degree of functionalization (DF) was used as macro-CTA for the reversible addition–fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerization of various vinylic monomers (styrene (St), methyl acrylate (MA), tert-butyl acrylate (tBuA), acrylic acid (AA), N,N-dimethyl acrylamide (DMAAm), and N,N-dimethylaminoethylacrylate (DMAEA)) resulting in well-defined block copolymers. Thus, in this work we report a versatile route to combine poly(2-oxazoline)s prepared via CROP with RAFT polymerization for the synthesis of novel block copolymers.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Chemistry|
|Journal or Publication Title:||ACS Macro Letters|
|Publisher:||American Chemical Society|
|Page Range:||pp. 776-779|
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