Table 2

ATRP of benzyl methacrylate at ambient temperature
Time (h) Mn × 103(g/mol) PDI % Weight lossa Grafting densityb Initiator efficiency
1 6.3 1.47 73 2.11 0.81
2 16.3 1.85 85 1.76 0.68
3 22 1.80 89 1.84 0.71
4 36.8 1.72 93 1.86 0.72
5 46.7 1.85 95 2.06 0.79

aDetermined by thermogravimetric analysis

bGrafting density calculated using Eq. 2in chains/nm2

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