J. Bodzenta, M. Dzida and T. Pustelny
J. Phys. IV France 137 (2006) 357-361
The influence of the copolymerization conditions on the polymer structure. FT-IR/PAS studiesL. Szajnecki, S. Pasieczna and J. Ryczkowski
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Faculty of Chemistry, Pl. M. Curie-Sklodowskiej 3, 20-031 Lublin, Poland
(Published online 23 December 2006)
Preparation of porous copolymers of methacrylic acid (MAA) and ethylene glycol dimethacrylate (EGDMA) by suspension-emulsion and bulk polymerization is presented. The influence of polymerization technique, type and amount of porogen on the copolymer structure has been investigated. The porous structure of MAA-EGDMA copolymers has been examined. Porous structure was determined for all of the obtained copolymers. Chemical nature of the copolymers surfaces was characterized by Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) and IR photoacoustic spectroscopy (FT-IR/PAS).
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