Heteroarm star copolymers as emulsifying agents in polymer blends (Journal article)

Tsitsilianis, C./ Voulgaris, D./ Kosmas, M.

We investigate the efficiency of heteroarm star copolymers of the type A(n),B-n, synthesized by anionic polymerization, as compatibilizers of an A/B polymer blend. By measuring the size of the dispersed phase the star with n = 6 is found to be a better emulsifying agent than the diblock (n = 1) or the star with n = 9. These experimental observations agree with theoretical predictions. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
Institution and School/Department of submitter: Πανεπιστήμιο Ιωαννίνων. Σχολή Θετικών Επιστημών. Τμήμα Χημείας
Keywords: heteroarm star copolymer,compatibilizer,polymer blends,molecular-weight,block-copolymers,diblock copolymers,phase-behavior,polystyrene,systems,design,oxide),ratio
URI: http://olympias.lib.uoi.gr/jspui/handle/123456789/8078
ISSN: 0032-3861
Link: <Go to ISI>://000073791900038
Publisher: Elsevier
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