Synthesis of well-defined C60 end-capped poly(ethylene oxide) stars and linear analogues
The synthesis of star polymers has attracted much attention as these materials have the ability to self-organize in bulk and can be used as novel amphiphiles. The two principal techniques for preparing star-shaped polymers are the arm-first and core-first methods. Since star polymers exhibit a lower hydrodynamic volume than their linear analogues, it can be anticipated that the self-ordering properties of C60-polyethylene oxide (PEO) stars will be different than those of C60-derivatized linear homologues.
Publication Source (Journal or Book title)
American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry
Logan, J., Duran, R., Taton, D., Angot, S., & Gnanou, Y. (1999). Synthesis of well-defined C60 end-capped poly(ethylene oxide) stars and linear analogues. American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, 40 (1), 125-126. Retrieved from https://repository.lsu.edu/chemistry_pubs/267