Effect of hydrophilic macro-RAFT agent in surfactant-free emulsion polymerization

Niranjan Yeole, Dilip Hundiwale
  • Colloids and Surfaces A Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, December 2011, Elsevier
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2011.10.011

Macro-RAFT agent with different molecular weight

What is it about?

Synthesis of different molecular weight poly (styrene sulfonate) based macro-RAFT agents and their use as shell material in surfactant-free emulsion polymerization of styrene. Concentration and molecular weight of hydrophilic macro-RAFT agent has an influence on colloidal stability, particle size distribution and self-assembly.

Why is it important?

Method provides the opportunity to functionalize the particle surface and control particle morphology

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