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Synthesis and immobilization of polystyreneb-polyvinyltriethoxysilane micelles

  • Saisai Zhu (朱赛赛)
  • Hui Zhu
  • Ru Xia (夏茹)Email author
  • Xiaoshuang Feng
  • Peng Chen
  • Jiasheng Qian
  • Ming Cao
  • Bin Yang
  • Jibin Miao
  • Lifen Su
  • Changjiang Song
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Abstract

Diblock copolymers polystyrene-block-polyvinyltriethoxysilane (PS-b-PVTES) were synthesized via atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP), which self-assembled into spherical micelles in solvent of THF-methanol mixtures. The self-assembled micelles were immobilized by cross-linking reaction of VTES in a shell layer of micelles. The chemical structures of block copolymers and morphology of micelles were characterized in detail. It was found that the size of immobilized micelles was strongly affected by the copolymer concentration, composition of mixture solvent, and block ratios.

Keywords

ATRP PS-b-PVTES self-assembly micelle immobilization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saisai Zhu (朱赛赛)
    • 1
  • Hui Zhu
    • 1
  • Ru Xia (夏茹)
    • 1
    Email author
  • Xiaoshuang Feng
    • 2
  • Peng Chen
    • 1
  • Jiasheng Qian
    • 1
  • Ming Cao
    • 1
  • Bin Yang
    • 1
  • Jibin Miao
    • 1
  • Lifen Su
    • 1
  • Changjiang Song
    • 3
  1. 1.Anhui Province Key Laboratory of Environment-friendly Polymer Materials, School of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringAnhui UniversityHefeiChina
  2. 2.Division of Physical Sciences and EngineeringKing Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)ThuwalSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Anhui Zhongyi Rubber Belts Co., LtdWuhanChina

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