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2008-08-13 - Article/Dans un journal avec peer-review - Anglais - 97210 page(s)

Van Renterghem L.M., Lammens M., Dervaux B., Viville Pascal , Lazzaroni Roberto , Du Prez F.E., "Design and Use of Organic Nanoparticles Prepared from Star-Shaped Polymers with Reactive End Groups" in Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130, 32, 10802-108011

  • Edition : American Chemical Society, Washington (DC)
  • Codes CREF : Chimie quantique (DI1321), Optique (DI1250)
  • Unités de recherche UMONS : Chimie des matériaux nouveaux (S817)
  • Instituts UMONS : Institut de Recherche en Science et Ingénierie des Matériaux (Matériaux)
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Abstract(s) :

(Anglais) Star-shaped poly(isobornyl acrylate) (PiBA) was prepared by atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) using multifunctional initiators. The optimal ATRP conditions were determined to minimize star-star coupling and to preserve high end group functionality (>90%). Star-shaped PiBA with a narrow polydispersity index was synthesized with 4, 6, and 12 arms and of varying molecular weight (10000 to 100000 g·mol-1) using 4 equiv of a Cu(I)Br/PMDETA catalyst system in acetone. Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight (MALDI-TOF) analysis, NMR spectroscopy, and size exclusion chromatography (SEC) confirmed their controlled synthesis. The bromine end group of each arm was then transformed to a reactive end group by a nucleophilic substitution with methacrylic acid or cinnamic acid (conversion >90%). These reactive star polymers were used to prepare PiBA nanoparticles by intramolecular polymerization of the end groups. The successful preparation of this new type of organic nanoparticles on a multigram scale was proven by NMR spectroscopy and SEC. Subsequently, they have been used as additives for linear, rubbery poly(n-butyl acrylate). Rheology measurements indicated that the viscoelastic properties of the resulting materials can be fine-tuned by changing the amount of incorporated nanoparticles (1-20 wt %), as a result of the entanglements between the nanoparticles and the linear polymers.

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  • (Anglais) Publié en ligne le 16 juillet 2008
Identifiants :
  • DOI : 10.1021/ja801055f