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One-step grafting of polymers to graphene oxide

Thomas, Helen R., Phillips, Daniel J., Wilson, Neil R., Gibson, Matthew I. and Rourke, Jonathan P. 2015. One-step grafting of polymers to graphene oxide. Polymer Chemistry 6 (48) , pp. 8270-8274. 10.1039/C5PY01358E

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Abstract

The direct grafting of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) to the basal plane of graphene oxide has been achieved in a single step: cleavage of the terminal thiocarbonylthio group on RAFT grown poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) reveals a reactive thiol that attacks the epoxides present across the surface of graphene oxide. The new composite material was characterised by a combination of SSNMR, FTIR, Raman, EDX, XPS, TGA and contact angle measurement; it shows enhanced thermal stability and solubility in water.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Chemistry
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISSN: 1759-9954
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 16 January 2019
Date of Acceptance: 6 October 2015
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2019 11:16
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/118450

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