Atom transfer radical polymerization of n-butyl methacrylate in an aqueous dispersed system

Peng, Hui, Cheng, Shiyuan, Feng, Linxian and Zhiqiang, Fan (2003) Atom transfer radical polymerization of n-butyl methacrylate in an aqueous dispersed system. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 89 12: 3175-3179.


Author Peng, Hui
Cheng, Shiyuan
Feng, Linxian
Zhiqiang, Fan
Title Atom transfer radical polymerization of n-butyl methacrylate in an aqueous dispersed system
Journal name Journal of Applied Polymer Science   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1097-4628
0021-8995
Publication date 2003-09-19
Year available 2003
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1002/app.12558
Volume 89
Issue 12
Start page 3175
End page 3179
Total pages 5
Place of publication New York
Publisher Wiley
Language eng
Subject 0303 Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry
Abstract Atom transfer radical polymerization of n-butyl methacrylate (BMA) was conducted in an aqueous dispersed system with different kinds of copper complexes. The partitioning behavior of the copper complexes, including CuCl/4,4-di(5-nonyl)-2,2-bipydine (dNbpy), CuCl2/dNbpy, CuCl/2,2-bipydine (bpy), CuCl2/bpy, CuCl/bis(N,N-dimethylaminoethyl)ether (bde), and CuCl2/bde between the monomer (BMA), and water was studied in detail with ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy. The results show that with a less hydrophobic ligand, such as bpy or bde, most of the Cu(I) or the Cu(II) complexes migrated from the BMA phase to the aqueous phase, the atom transfer equilibrium was destroyed, and the polymerization was nearly not controlled; it converted to classical emulsion polymerization. As to the very hydrophobic ligand dNbpy, although the partitioning study of the copper complexes indicated that not all the copper species were restricted to the organic phase, the linear correlation between the molecular weight and the monomer conversion and the narrow polydispersities confirmed that the polymerization was still quite well controlled
Keyword atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP)
emulsion polymerization
catalysts
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