Wang, De-Yi and Song, Yan-Peng and Wang, Jun-Sheng and Ge, Xin-Guo and Wang, Yu-Zhong and Stec, Anna A. and Richard Hull, T. (2009) Double In Situ Approach for the Preparation of Polymer Nanocomposite with Multi-functionality. Nanoscale Research Letters, 4 (4). pp. 303-306.
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A novel one-step synthetic route, the double in situ approach, is used to produce both TiO2 nanoparticles and polymer (PET), and simultaneously forming a nanocomposite with multi-functionality. The method uses the release of water during esterification to hydrolyze titanium (IV) butoxide (Ti(OBu)4) forming nano-TiO2 in the polymerization vessel. This new approach is of general significance in the preparation of polymer nanocomposites, and will lead to a new route in the synthesis of multi-functional polymer nanocomposites.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||In situ polymerization - Nanocomposites - Polyesters - Flame retardance - Fire retardant|
|Subjects:||Material Science > Functional and hybrid materials|
Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools
|Deposited By:||Lesley Tobin|
|Deposited On:||14 Aug 2009 16:34|
|Last Modified:||14 Aug 2009 16:34|
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