Table 3

Results from the GPC analysis of degrafted PMMAMnth = ([M]o/[I]o)(Mwof Methyl methacrylate)(conversion)/100 = 1.5 × 105(g/mol)
Sl. no Time (h) Mn × 103(g/mol) PDI % weight lossa Grafting densityb Initiator efficiency
1 3 17.6 2.46 75 0.85 0.43
2 6 27 2.39 80 0.74 0.40
3 9 32 2.36 87 1.07 0.55
4 12 42 1.94 88 0.89 0.45
5 15 50 2.00 90 0.92 0.47

aDetermined by thermogravimetric analysis

bGrafting density calculated using Eq. 1 in chains/nm2

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Babu and Dhamodharan Nanoscale Research Letters 2008 3:109-117   doi:10.1007/s11671-008-9121-9

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