Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1002/pola.10522
Title: Hydrogen bonding and hydrophobic interactions between [60]fullerenated poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) and poly(1-vinylimidazole) or poly(4-vinylpyridine)
Authors: Goh, H.W.
Goh, S.H. 
Xu, G.Q. 
Keywords: Blends
Fullerenes
Functionalization of polymers
Miscibility
Poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate)
Issue Date: 10-Oct-2002
Citation: Goh, H.W., Goh, S.H., Xu, G.Q. (2002-10-10). Hydrogen bonding and hydrophobic interactions between [60]fullerenated poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) and poly(1-vinylimidazole) or poly(4-vinylpyridine). Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 40 (23) : 4316-4327. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/pola.10522
Abstract: Miscible blends of poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) (PHEMA) and poly(1-vinylimidazole) (PVI) have been formed in methanol/water (3/2 v/v) solutions. The incorporation of 0.6 wt % C60 into PHEMA leads to hydrophobic interactions and enhanced hydrogen bonding in miscible blends of [60]fullerenated poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) (FPHEMA) with PVI. The incorporation of 2.6 wt % C60 into PHEMA increases its tendency to form interpolymer complexes with PVI. Interpolymer complexes are formed when FPHEMA samples containing 0.6, 1.4, and 2.6 wt % C60 are blended with poly(4-vinylpyridine). The yields of the complexes increase with increasing C60 content in FPHEMA. Calorimetry and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy studies suggest the importance of hydrophobic interactions in C60-containing blends and complexes. © 2002 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 40.
Source Title: Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/93980
ISSN: 0887624X
DOI: 10.1002/pola.10522
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