Fluorinated hybrid polymers by copolymerization of trialkylsilyl methacrylate with fluoroalkyl methacrylate

Hirotada Fujiwara, Tadashi Narita, Hiroshi Hamana, Koichi Shimizu

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Abstract

The easiest way to obtain fluorinated hybrid polymers possessing silicone atoms might be vinay copolymerization of fluorinated vinyl monomers with vinyl monomers possessing silyl groups as substituents. To prepare fluorinated hybrid polymers bearing alkylsilyl groups, copolymerization of fluoroalkyl methacrylates with alkylsilyl methacrylates was investigated, and the surface character of the copolymers was examined by measurement of the contact angle with water and methanol. This paper reports the copolymerization reactivity of tributylsilyl methacrylate (NBSM) with 2,2,2-trifluoroethyl methacrylate (TFEM) or 1-trifluoromethyl-2,2,2-trifluoroethyl methacrylate (Hx-FIM) initiated with benzoyl peroxide (BPO) or lithium butyldiethylzincate (LiZnBuEt2).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)714-717
Number of pages4
JournalPolymer Journal
Volume34
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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