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Title: Miscibility of bromobenzylated poly(2,6-dimethyl-1,4-phenylene oxide) with poly(p-methylstyrene)
Authors: Goh, S.H. 
Lee, S.Y. 
Issue Date: 1989
Source: Goh, S.H.,Lee, S.Y. (1989). Miscibility of bromobenzylated poly(2,6-dimethyl-1,4-phenylene oxide) with poly(p-methylstyrene). European Polymer Journal 25 (6) : 571-573. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Bromobenzylated poly(2,6-dimethyl-1,4-phenylene oxide) (BrPPO) samples with degrees of bromination of 9, 16 and 37% were found to be miscible with poly(p-methylstyrene) (PpMS), but BrPPO samples with degrees of bromination of 50, 62 and 69% were immiscible with PpMS. As compared with polystyrene (PS), PpMS has a lower tolerance to bromination of PPO. The Gordon-Taylor k parameter of a miscible BrPPO/PpMS blend decreases with increasing degree of bromination of BrPPO, but its value is smaller than that of a corresponding BrPPO/PS blend. The interaction parameter Xblend of a BrPPO/PS blend is more negative than a BrPPO/PpMS blend, indicating that methyl substitution of PS reduces its miscibility with BrPPO. © 1989.
Source Title: European Polymer Journal
ISSN: 00143057
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