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Amphiphilic poly(meta-phenylene)s: A novel conjugated polysoap; A possible foldamer?

Som, Abhijit and Ramakrishnan, S (2004) Amphiphilic poly(meta-phenylene)s: A novel conjugated polysoap; A possible foldamer? In: The 228th ACS National Meeting, August 22-26, 2004, Philadelphia, PA.

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Novel amphiphilic poly(meta-phenylene)s were prepared by an oxidative coupling approach. These polymers were synthesized to shed light on their solution properties with special emphasis on aggregation and folding behavior. The polymers were characterized by NMR spectroscopy and molecular weights were determined by Gel Permeation Chromatography using Universal calibration. Literature studies revealed that the backbone of these PMPs can be helical moreover, the light emitting properties of this conjugated polymer can be used as a handle to study the possible aggregation or self-assembling behavior. In this report we show the synthesis, characterization and preliminary aggregation properties that points out that one of the synthesized PMP behave as a polysoap.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to American Chemical Society.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Depositing User: Ms V Mangala
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2012 07:07
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2012 07:07
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/43766

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