Skip to main content

Electrophilic Modification of Polystyrene Nanospheres

Buy Article:

$113.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Monodisperse polystyrene nanospheres synthesized via emulsifier-free emulsion polymerization were modified at their surfaces with amino and hydroxy groups using trimethylsilyl azide and bis(trimethylsilyl) peroxide, respectively, in the presence of trifluoromethanesulfonic acid. The acid chloride functionality was also introduced onto the surface using AlCl3-oxalyl chloride. The size, integrity, nature and functionality of the nanospheres were investigated by Scanning Electron Microscopy, diffuse reflectance IR and UV-Vis spectroscopy. The surface amino, hydroxyl and carboxylate groups were easily transformed into other useful functionalities by known methodologies.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Keywords: AMINATION; CARBOXYLATION; MONODISPERSE; POLYSTYRENE NANOSPHERES; SURFACE FUNCTIONALIZATION HYDROXYLATION

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2005-03-01

More about this publication?
  • Journal for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JNN) is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal with a wide-ranging coverage, consolidating research activities in all areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology into a single and unique reference source. JNN is the first cross-disciplinary journal to publish original full research articles, rapid communications of important new scientific and technological findings, timely state-of-the-art reviews with author's photo and short biography, and current research news encompassing the fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more