One-pot ATRP synthesis of a triple hydrophilic block copolymer with dual LCSTs and its thermo-induced association behavior

Hua Wei, Sébastien Perrier, Sabrina Dehn, Roya Ravarian, Fariba Dehghani

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Abstract

We report, for the first time, a facile one-pot ATRP synthesis of a triple hydrophilic block copolymer (THBC), PEG-b-PNIPAAm-b-P(NIPAAm-co-HEAAm), with dual LCSTs. The resulting THBCs exhibit a thermal-induced two-stage transition starting from unimers to micelles, and finally to vesicles upon increasing temperature. 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9526-9528
Number of pages3
JournalSoft Matter
Volume8
Issue number37
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Oct 2012
Externally publishedYes

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