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Correction: Selenium borohydride reaction as a versatile platform for the straightforward preparation of selenide-containing topological polymers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 09:06
Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY90093G, Correction Open Access &nbsp This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Licence.Chunlai Ding, Caiwei Fan, Xiangqiang Pan, Zhengbiao Zhang, Jian Zhu, Xiulin Zhu
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Design of well-defined shape memory networks with high homogeneity: towards advanced shape memory polymeric materials

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 06:05
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00904F, CommunicationXingjian Li, Yi Pan, Jingjuan Lai, Ruiqing Wu, Zhaohui Zheng, Xiaobin Ding
Designing precisely defined network architecture that could integrate desired material properties into one single network is a great challenge for the development of advanced polymeric materials. For thermally induced shape...
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Nitroxide-mediated polymerization-induced self-assembly of amphiphilic block copolymers with a pH/temperature dual sensitive stabilizer block

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 09:58
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00595D, PaperXiaoguang Qiao, Pierre-Yves Dugas, Bernadette Charleux, Muriel Lansalot, Elodie Bourgeat-Lami
Comb-like terpolymers with a polymethacrylate backbone, carrying short pendant poly(ethylene)oxide (PEO) side chains (Mn = 300 g mol-1, 5 EO units), carboxylic acid groups and a few styrene (S) units...
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Construction of Flexible and Stable Near-Infrared Absorbing Polymer Films Containing Nickel-Bis(dithiolene) Moieties via Ligand-Exchange Post-Polymerization Modification

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/14/2017 - 08:57
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00802C, PaperJianhua Han, Zhihuan Weng, Zuoqiang Wu, Jingwen Cai, Jinyan Wang, Xigao Jian
Flexible and stable near-infrared (NIR) absorbing polymer films were prepared from the corresponding poly(aryl ether) precursors through subsequent ligand-exchange post-polymerization modification. The additional ligand triggers the ligand-exchange reaction during the...
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Effect of Conjugation Length and Metal-Backbone Interactions on Charge Transport Properties of Conducting Metallopolymers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:46
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00673J, PaperMinh T Nguyen, Richard A Jones, Bradley Holliday
A systematic study on the effect of variation in length of the conjugated organic backbone, and therefore the redox interactions between metal centers and the polymer backbones, of thiophene-based conducting...
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Phosphazene/Triisobutylaluminum Promoted Anionic Ring-Opening Polymerization of 1,2-Epoxybutane Initiated by Secondary Carbamates

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 07:44
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00675F, PaperLilia HASSOUNA, Nicolas Illy, Philippe Guegan
Attempts to use carbamate-phosphazene base as initiating systems for the polymerization of 1,2-epoxybutane were unsuccessful. As a matter of fact, carbamate deprotonation by phosphazene bases led to their fast decomposition...
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Ring-Opening Polymerization of Donor-Acceptor Cyclopropanes Catalyzed by Lewis Acids

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 07:44
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00794A, PaperKosuke Hayakawa, Shin-ichi Matsuoka, Masato Suzuki
Ring-opening polymerization (ROP) of cyclopropane derivatives catalyzed by Lewis acids has been realized for the first time. In contrast to the conventional radical ROP of dialkyl 2-vinylcyclopropane-1,1-dicarboxylates that proceeds via...
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Grafting Challenging Monomers from Proteins using Aqueous ICAR ATRP under Bio-Relevant Conditions

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 06:44
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00669A, PaperDevora Cohen-Karni, Marina Kovaliov, Theresa Ramelot, Dominik Konkolewicz, Scott Graner, Saadyah Averick
Aqueous initiators for continuous activator regeneration atom transfer radical polymerization (ICAR ATRP) was applied to graft well defined acrylamide, N,N-dimethylacrylamide and N-vinylimidazole homo and block copolymers from a model protein...
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Insight into the Polymerization Mechanism of Photoinduced Step Transfer-Addition & Radical-Termination (START) Polymerization

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 01:42
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00709D, PaperTianchi Xu, Lifen Zhang, Zhen-Ping Cheng, Xiulin Zhu
Photoinduced step transfer-addition & radical-termination (START) polymerization is a newly developed polymerization strategy for the preparation of perfluorocarbon-containing alternating copolymers and was carried out under irradiation with blue light emitting...
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Tailoring Degree of Esterification and Branching of Poly(glycerol sebacate) by Energy Efficient Microwave Irradiation

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 06:34
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00862G, PaperChi Ching Lau, Mustafa Bayazit, Jonathan Knowles, Junwang Tang
Poly(glycerol sebacate) (PGS) is known as an exciting biomaterial owing to its tunable mechanical properties and controllable degradation rate. However, it is always challenging to control these properties. In this...
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Structure/property relationships in copolymers comprising renewable isosorbide, glucarodilactone, and 2,5-bis(hydroxymethyl)furan subunits

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 06:34

Polym. Chem., 2017, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00575J, PaperLeon M. Lillie, William B. Tolman, Theresa M. Reineke
Carbohydrates and their derivatives have great potential as building blocks for the development of renewable materials that are cost and performance competitive with conventional petroleum-based materials.
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Novel wide band gap copolymers featuring excellent comprehensive performance towards practical application for organic solar cells.

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 04:33
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00689F, CommunicationDalei Yang, Zelin Li, Zidong Li, Xiaoli Zhao, Tong Zhang, Fan Wu, Yumeng Tian, Feng Ye, Zhaoyan Sun, Xiaoniu Yang
In the past decades, extensive efforts have been devoted to improve the power conversion efficiencies (PCEs) of organic solar cells (OSCs), while its comprehensive performance including high efficiency, fulfilling the...
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A supramolecular polymer network gel with stimuli-responsiveness constructed by orthogonal metal ion coordination and pillar[5]arene-based host-guest recognition

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 04:33
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00656J, CommunicationYuezhou Liu, Liqing Shangguan, Hu Wang, Danyu Xia, Bingbing Shi
A novel external stimuli-responsive supramolecular metallogel was fabricated by orthogonal Ag-coordination and pillar[5]arene-based host-guest molecular recognition.
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Thermoresponsivity of Polymer Solution Derived from Self-Attractive Urea unit and Self-Repulsive Lipophilic Ion Unit

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 04:33
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00591A, PaperShogo Amemori, Kazuya Iseda, Shizuka Anan, Toshikazu Ono, Kenta Kokado, Kazuki Sada
The preparation of the polymers having a self-attractive urea unit via hydrogen bonding and a self-repulsive lipophilic ion unit via electrostatic interaction was carried out to achieve thermoresponsivity of polymer...
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Body temperature-responsive two-way and moisture-responsive one-way shape memory behaviors of poly(ethylene glycol)-based networks

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 09:43
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00786H, PaperGuang Yang, Xueyang Liu, Alfred Iing Yoong TOK, Vitali Lipik
In this work, crosslinked shape-memory polymer networks were prepared by thermally induced free-radical polymerizations of methacrylate-terminated poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) and n-butyl acrylate (BA), which integrate thermal-responsive two-way and moisture-responsive one-way...
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Metallopolymers from Direct Polymerization of Functionalized Cobalt Chalcogenide Clusters and Thiophene Comonomers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Wed, 06/07/2017 - 09:43
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00731K, PaperDaniel A. Corbin, Devon Marie Shircliff, Brian James Reeves, Brycelyn Marie Boardman
Semiconducting quantum dots and functionalized nanoparticles have been limited in their use within hybrid photovoltaic devices due to their poor percolation into the organic polymer matrix. The copolymerization of a...
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RAFT Multiblock Reactor Telescoping: From Monomers to Tetrablock Copolymers in a Continuous Multistage Reactor Cascade

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 07:37
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00585G, PaperEvelien Baeten, Joris Haven, Tanja Junkers
Well-defined multiblock copolymers were synthesized via reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer radical polymerization in a fully continuous multireactor cascade. The reactor is designed to accommodate a broad variety of monomers...
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Ring-Expansion Cationic Polymerization of Vinyl Ethers

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 06:37
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00638A, MinireviewMakoto Ouchi, Hajime Kammiyada, Mistuo Sawamato
Cyclic polymers have unique topologies that are free from terminal groups and thus have attracted attention among polymer physicists. In sharp contrast to the conventional macrocyclization approach where telechelic linear...
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Poly(o-Aminophenol) prepared by Cu(II) Catalyzed Air Oxidation and Its Use as a Bio-sensing Architecture

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 06:37
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00807D, PaperCem Bicak, Saniye Soylemez, Ece Buber, Levent Toppare, Yusuf Yagci
A novel procedure for the preparation of organosoluble poly(o-aminophenol) was described. The method pertains to the reduction of CuBr2 by o-amino phenol (OAP) at room temperature. The air oxidation of...
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Long-subchain Janus-dendritic Copolymers from Local-confined Click Reaction and Generation-dependent Micro-phase Separation

RSC - Polym. Chem. latest articles - Tue, 06/06/2017 - 06:37
Polym. Chem., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00551B, PaperPeng-Yun Li, Chen He, Jia-Min Li, Lianwei Li, Xiaodong Ye, Wei-Dong He
In this paper, we put forward a divergent synthetic strategy to prepare long-chain Janus-dendritic copolymers with polystyrene (PSt) and poly(tert-butyl acrylate) (PtBA) as each half-dendron. To achieve the exact Janus...
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