Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Formation of honeycomb films from poly(L‐lactide)‐block‐poly(ethylene glycol) via water‐droplet templating

The full text article is not available for purchase.

The publisher only permits individual articles to be downloaded by subscribers.

The fabrication of honeycomb‐patterned films from amphiphilic poly(L‐lactide)‐block‐poly(ethylene glycol) (PLEG) in a high‐humidity atmosphere is reported. The influence of the solution concentration on pattern formation was investigated. Moreover, by comparing the different conditions of fabricating regular structures between PLEG and poly(phenylene oxide), the mechanism of the regular pattern formation was studied. Finally, by adding sodium dodecylsulfate to a concentrated solution of 1 g L−1 PLEG—CHCl3 which otherwise could not form regular pores, we found that regular pores could be obtained. The PLEG honeycomb films are expected to be of use in cell culture, tissue engineering and many other areas. Copyright © 2007 Society of Chemical Industry
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: copolymerization; honeycomb membrane; mechanism; poly(L‐lactide)‐block‐poly(ethylene glycol); water‐droplet templating

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: July 1, 2007

More about this publication?
  • 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
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