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Title: Synthesis of diblock copolymer nanoparticles via polymerisation-induced self-assembly
Author: Cunningham, Victoria
ISNI:       0000 0004 5991 8254
Awarding Body: University of Sheffield
Current Institution: University of Sheffield
Date of Award: 2016
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Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerisation has been used to synthesise a range of amphiphilic diblock copolymers. These diblock copolymers undergo polymerisation-induced self-assembly (PISA) to form spherical, worm-like or vesicular nano-objects, depending on the target diblock composition and the reaction conditions. These diblock copolymers are analysed by a variety of techniques including NMR, GPC, DLS and TEM.
Supervisor: Armes, Steven Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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