Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry
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Associated Title(s): Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics
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- D–π–A polysulfones for blue electroluminescence
ZhongMin Geng, Go Sato, Kazuhiro Marumoto and Masashi Kijima
Version of Record online: 28 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/pola.28233
A new series of D–π–A polysulfones for blue electroluminescence were designed and synthesized by controlling π-conjugation of fluorene based sequence with the sulfone unit. The results indicated that the polysulfones are an effective emitting polymers material with proper controlled π-conjugation for blue LEC application.
- A highly rigid diamine monomer derived from naturally occurring myo-inositol and its use for polyamide synthesis
Atsushi Sudo and Shou Sugita
Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/pola.28231
A rigid diamine was synthesized from myo-inositol, a naturally occurring cyclic hexaol, and used as a monomer for synthesizing polyamides. The incorporation of the highly rigid 5-6-5 fused ring system into the main chains resulted in high glass-transition temperatures of the polyamides formed.
- Synthesis and UCST-type phase behaviors of OEGylated random copolypeptides in alcoholic solvents
Mengxiang Zhu, Wenjun Liu, Jiang Xiao, Ying Ling and Haoyu Tang
Version of Record online: 25 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/pola.28232
OEGylated random copolypeptides were prepared from the ring-opening polymerization of OEGylated γ-benzyl-L-glutamic acid based N-carboxyanhydride and γ-benzyl-L-glutamic acid based N-carboxyanhydride. They exhibited a reversible upper critical solution temperature (UCST)-type phase behavior in various alcoholic solvents. The UCST-type transition temperatures of the copolymers were highly dependent on OEG molar content, side-chain length, and polymer concentration.
- Polycondensation of diglycerol with H3PO4. Reversibly degradable gels giving multireactive, highly branched macromolecules
Julia Pretula, Krzysztof Kaluzynski and Stanislaw Penczek
Version of Record online: 22 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/pola.28219
The article describes the synthesis of highly branched poly(diglycerol phosphate)s. Polymers were synthesized by direct polycondensation of biobased materials, diglycerol and phosphoric acid, via hydrolyzable gels. The final acidic gels, still containing hydroxyl groups, have been solubilized by hydrolysis and have been used in polymerization of l-lactide. In this process, acidic groups were acting as catalysts and hydroxyl groups as initiators.
- Multidimensional mass spectrometry to characterize degradation products generated during MALDI of polystyrenes prepared by controlled radical polymerization techniques
Christophe Chendo, Dao Le, Trang N. T. Phan, Didier Gigmes and Laurence Charles
Version of Record online: 22 JUL 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/pola.28229
High resolution mass spectrometry, accurate mass measurements, collision-induced dissociation and ion mobility are combined for a detailed structural characterization of by-products generated during MALDI of polystyrenes holding a labile end-group.