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Tunable pH- and Temperature-Sensitive Copolymer Libraries by Reversible Addition−Fragmentation Chain Transfer Copolymerizations of Methacrylates
Reversible addition−fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerizations have been performed on a Chemspeed Accelerator SLT100 automated synthesizer to polymerize N,N-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylateExpand
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Libraries of methacrylic acid and oligo(ethylene glycol) methacrylate copolymers with LCST behavior
Homopolymers of methacrylic acid (MAA), monoethyleneglycol methyl ether methacrylate (MEOMA), diethyleneglycol methyl ether methacrylate (MEO2MA), oligo(ethyleneglycol) methyl ether methacrylateExpand
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Tuning the LCST of poly(2-oxazoline)s by varying composition and molecular weight: alternatives to poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)?
The cloud point of copolymers of 2-ethyl-2-oxazoline and 2-n-propyl-2-oxazoline could be tuned from 25 degrees C to 100 degrees C by varying molecular weight and composition; the reversibility andExpand
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Water uptake of hydrophilic polymers determined by a thermal gravimetric analyzer with a controlled humidity chamber
The moisture uptake of several water-soluble polymers at different humidities was investigated with a thermal gravimetric analyzer equipped with a controlled humidity chamber. The water sorption ofExpand
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Tuning solution polymer properties by binary -solvent mixtures.
The solubility of polymers can be significantly altered by the use of solvent mixtures. The solvent composition also effects the self-assembly properties of amphiphilic copolymers. In addition,Expand
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Solvent Responsive Micelles Based on Block and Gradient Copoly(2-oxazoline)s
However, the effects of solvent mixtures and monomer distribution were not yet studied simultaneously. Here, we investigated the solvent responsiveness of block and gradient copoly(2-oxazoline)s inExpand
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One-pot synthesis of 2-phenyl-2-oxazoline-containing quasi-diblock copoly(2-oxazoline)s under microwave irradiation
The microwave-assisted statistical copolymerization of 2-phenyl-2-oxazoline with 2-methyl-2-oxazoline or 2-ethyl-2-oxazoline is discussed in this contribution. Kinetic studies of these statisticalExpand
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Synthesis and Aqueous Micellization of Amphiphilic Tetrablock Ter- and Quarterpoly(2-oxazoline)s
The aqueous self-assembly of block copolymer systems is of major interest to prepare well-defined nanosized structures. Recently, the self-assembly of well-defined triblock and tetrablock ter- andExpand
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Synthesis and Structure-Property Relationships of Random and Block Copolymers: A Direct Comparison for Copoly(2-oxazoline)s
The purpose of this study was to synthesize copolymers of different molecular architecture, i.e., monomer distribution over the polymer chain, and to compare their physical and mechanical properties.Expand
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High-throughput synthesis and screening of a library of random and gradient copoly(2-oxazoline)s.
ReceiVed July 8, 2005 Introduction. The living cationic ring opening polymerization (CROP; see Scheme 1) of 2-oxazolines was discovered in 1966.1-3 After this discovery, the resulting biocompatibleExpand
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