Synthesis of branched poly(methyl methacrylate)s via controlled/living polymerisations exploiting ethylene glycol dimethacrylate as branching agent

F. Isaure, P.A.G. Cormack, S. Graham, D.C. Sherrington, S.P. Armes, V. Butun

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Abstract

With appropriate choice of reaction composition and conditions, copolymerisation of methyl methacrylate and ethylene glycol dimethacrylate using Cu-based ATRP or GTP methodologies yields soluble branched polymers in facile one-pot reactions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1138-1139
Number of pages1
JournalChemical Communications (London)
Volume2004
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 May 2004

Keywords

  • MOLECULAR-SIZE DISTRIBUTION
  • CONDENSING VINYL POLYMERIZATION
  • 3-DIMENSIONAL POLYMERS
  • RADICAL POLYMERIZATION
  • COPOLYMERS
  • FACILE
  • UNITS

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