Effect of polymer microstructure on solubility characteristics and interactions
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The effect of polymer microstructure on the solubility characteristics and propensity for interactions of polybutadiene (PBD) has been studied by means of the general solvation equation using data reported by Alessi et al. An increase in the vinyl content from 8% to 69% did not affect the propensity of PBD to interact with π and n electron pairs and with dipolar — polarisable probes. In contrast, the hydrogen-bond basicity decreased due to steric hindrance from the alkene side group.
Key wordsPolybutadiene microstructure solubility interactions solvation constants hydrogen bond acidity hydrogen bond basicity
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