Designed block copolymers for ordered polymeric nanostructures

Nikolaos Hadjichristidis*, Stergios Pispas

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Design concepts and strategies concerning the preparation of a variety of block copolymer architectures are presented. These aspects are discussed in relation to the self-organization of novel block copolymers on surfaces, utilizing a series of self-assembling processes, including microphase separation, aggregation, amphiphilicity, crystallization, and liquid-crystal formation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-55
Number of pages19
JournalAdvances in Polymer Science
Volume200
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006

Keywords

  • Anionic polymerization
  • Block copolymers
  • Microphase separation
  • Self-assembly
  • Surfaces

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics

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