Rigid-Rod Polymers with Flexible n-Alkoxymethyl Side Branches

  • Jin Chul Jung
  • Sang-Bong Park
  • Heesub Kim
  • Wang-Cheol Zin

Abstract

In recent years, rigid-rod polymers with regularly substituted flexible side branches have drawn a lot of attention, since they exhibit both high thermal resistance and excellent solubility1. In addition, these polymers, if properly designed, can become even fusible. In structure, most of them are crystalline2,3 and form sanidic liquid crystallinity4, even though they are strongly branched. This new crystal structure is called layered crystal structure.3

Keywords

Toluene Dimethyl Methylene Chloride Macromolecule Aniline 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jin Chul Jung
    • 1
  • Sang-Bong Park
    • 1
  • Heesub Kim
    • 1
  • Wang-Cheol Zin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringPohang Institute of Science and TechnologyPohang, KyungbukKorea

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