Acrylamide-based amphiphilic block copolymers via nitroxide-mediated radical polymerization

K. Schierholz, M. Givehchi, P. Fabre, F. Nallet, E. Papon, O. Guerret, Y. Gnanou*

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Nitroxide-mediated polymerization is shown to produce well-defined poly(N,N-dimethylacrylamide) samples. In the presence of SG1, a β-phosphonylated nitroxide, the free radical polymerization of N,N-dimethylacrylamide indeed exhibits a "living"/controlled character, provided the nitroxide is used in excess and its concentration finely tuned as compared to that the free radical initiator (AIBN). Poly(N,N-dimethylacrylamide-b-butyl acrylate) diblocks copolymers were subsequently derived by sequential polymerization of the two corresponding monomers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5995-5999
Number of pages5
Issue number16
StatePublished - Aug 12 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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