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dc.titleKinetically controlled homogenization and transformation of crystalline fiber networks in supramolecular materials
dc.contributor.authorLi, J.-L.
dc.contributor.authorYuan, B.
dc.contributor.authorLiu, X.-Y.
dc.contributor.authorWang, X.-G.
dc.contributor.authorWang, R.-Y.
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-17T07:43:44Z
dc.date.available2014-06-17T07:43:44Z
dc.date.issued2011-07-06
dc.identifier.citationLi, J.-L., Yuan, B., Liu, X.-Y., Wang, X.-G., Wang, R.-Y. (2011-07-06). Kinetically controlled homogenization and transformation of crystalline fiber networks in supramolecular materials. Crystal Growth and Design 11 (7) : 3227-3234. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1021/cg200501h
dc.identifier.issn15287483
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/64142
dc.description.abstractSupramolecular materials with three-dimensional fiber networks have applications in many fields. For these applications, a homogeneous fiber network is essential in order to get the desired performance of a material. However, such a fiber network is hard to obtain, particularly when the crystallization of fiber takes place nonisothermally. In this work, a copolymer is used to kinetically control the nucleation and fiber network formation of a small molecular gelling agent, N-lauroyl-l-glutamic acid di-n-butylamide (GP-1) in benzyl benzoate. The retarded nucleation and enhanced mismatch nucleation of the gelator by the additive leads to the conversion of a mixed fiber network into a homogeneous network consisting of spherulites only. The enhanced structural mismatch of the GP-1 during crystallization is quantitatively characterized using the rheological data. This effect also leads to the transformation of an interconnecting (single) fiber network of GP-1 into a multidomain fiber network in another solvent, isostearyl alcohol. The approach developed is significant to the production of supramolecular materials with homogeneous fiber networks and is convenient to switch a single fiber network to a multidomain network without adjusting the thermodynamic driving force. © 2011 American Chemical Society.
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dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentPHYSICS
dc.contributor.departmentCHEMICAL & BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING
dc.description.doi10.1021/cg200501h
dc.description.sourcetitleCrystal Growth and Design
dc.description.volume11
dc.description.issue7
dc.description.page3227-3234
dc.identifier.isiut000292417200074
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