Nanocapsules with fluorous filling: a “molecular zipper” approach

Z. Merican, C. Mugemana, S. Almahdali, B.K. Vu, J.-P. O’Shea, R. Sougrat, and V.Rodionov
Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, volume 53, issue 2, pages 215218, (2015)

Nanocapsules with fluorous filling: a “molecular zipper” approach

Keywords

Block copolymers, Crosslinking, Encapsulation, Fluoropolymers, Fluorous solvent, Microencapsulation, Nanocapsules

Abstract

​A method for fabrication of polymer nanocapsules with superhydrophobic fluorous filling is presented. It is shown that polymers capable of interchain supramolecular interactions yield exceptionally stable and strong capsules via a solvent-evaporation miniemulsion protocol.

Code

DOI: 10.1002/pola.27470

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