Hierarchical Layer Engineering Using Supramolecular Double-Comb Diblock Copolymers

Anton H. Hofman, Mehedi Reza, Janne Ruokolainen, Gerrit tenBrinke*, Katja Loos

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Abstract

The formation of unusual multilayered parallel lamellae-in-lamellae in symmetric supramolecular double-comb diblock copolymers is presented. While keeping the concentration of surfactant fixed, the number of internal layers was found to increase with molecular weight M up to 34 for the largest block copolymer. The number of internal structures n was established to scale as M0.67 and therefore enables easy design of such structures with great precision.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13081-13085
JournalAngewandte Chemie
Volume55
Issue number42
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • Block copolymers
  • Morphology
  • Supramolecular self-assembly

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