Colloid and Polymer Science

, Volume 269, Issue 3, pp 217–221 | Cite as

Preparation of micron-size monodisperse polymer microspheres having crosslinked structures and vinyl groups

  • M. Okubo
  • Y. Katayama
  • Y. Yamamoto
Original Contributions

Abstract

Micron-size monodisperse polymer microspheres having crosslinked structures therein and vinyl groups thereon were prepared by seeded copolymerization of styrene and divinylbenzene with 2,2′-azobisisobutyronitrile as initiator in ethanolwater medium in the presence of 2.1-μm monodisperse polystyrene seed particles produced by dispersion polymerization. The optimum conditions of the seeded copolymerization for producing the microspheres with good monodispersity and colloidal stability were determined.

Key words

Polymer emulsion microsphere crosslink vinyl group dispersion polymerization seeded polymerization 

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© Steinkopff-Verlag 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Okubo
    • 1
  • Y. Katayama
    • 1
  • Y. Yamamoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Indusrial Chemistry, Faculty of EngineeringKobe UniversityKobeJapan

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