Chinese Journal of Polymer Science

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 87–97 | Cite as

A robust and soluble nanopolymer based on molecular grid-based nanomonomer

  • Quan-you Feng
  • Ye-long Han
  • Meng-na Yu
  • Bin Li
  • Ying Wei
  • Ling-hai Xie (解令海)Email author
  • Wei Huang (黄维)Email author


Shape persistent conformations reduce the complexity of polymer materials. Herein, we propose a concept on the nanopolymer that is a nanoscale polymer chain with the repeat units of nanomonomers. In this article, a soluble organic nanopolymer of wide bandgap semiconductors was synthesized by the Yamamoto polymerization of nanogrid monomer as the repeat units with the rectangle size of ∼1.7 nm × 1.2 nm. The alkyl side chain substituent at 9-position of fluorenes guarantees the polygrid with excellent solubility. Tetrafluorenes in the conjugation-interrupted backbones of polygrid acts as the active light-emitting centers without obvious green band in the fluorescence spectra of the films after 10 h annealing at 180 °C, indicating this nanopolymer exhibits excellent spectral stability. Such soluble nanopolymers will be the fifthgeneration of macromolecular materials with a potential character of overall performance improvement.


Conformation Polyfluorenes Polygirds Nanopolymers Nanomaterials Stability 


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A Robust and Soluble Nanopolymer Based on Molecular Grid-based Nanomonomer


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Quan-you Feng
    • 1
  • Ye-long Han
    • 1
  • Meng-na Yu
    • 1
  • Bin Li
    • 1
  • Ying Wei
    • 1
  • Ling-hai Xie (解令海)
    • 1
    Email author
  • Wei Huang (黄维)
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Center for Molecular Systems and Organic Devices (CMSOD), Key Laboratory for Organic Electronics and Information Displays & Institute of Advanced Materials (IAM), Jiangsu National Synergetic Innovation Center for Advanced Materials (SICAM)Nanjing University of Posts & TelecommunicationsNanjingChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Flexible Electronics (KLOFE) & Institute of Advanced Materials (IAM), Jiangsu National Synergetic Innovation Center for Advanced Materials (SICAM)Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech)NanjingChina

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