Nano- and micro-engineering of ordered porous blue-light-emitting films by templating well-defined organic polymers around condensing water droplets

Christopher Barner-Kowollik, Helen Dalton, Thomas P. Davis, Martina H. Stenzel

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It's all in the casting: The pore sizes of nano-structured light-emitting films cast from linear and star-shaped macromolecular architectures can be engineered from the nano- to microrange by simply manipulating the casting conditions. The confocal microscopy image shows highly fluorescent organized porous materials with additional ordering within the polymer phase of the films.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3664-3668
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number31
Publication statusPublished - 11 Aug 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Light-emitting polymers
  • Materials science
  • Nanostructures
  • Polymerization
  • Thin films

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