Table 3

ATRP of styrene at 100 °C
Time (h) Mn × 103(g/mol) PDI % Weight lossa Grafting densityb Initiator efficiency
2 18 2.96 64 0.48 0.18
4 32 2.37 73 0.41 0.16
6 41 2.54 82 0.55 0.21
8 52 2.47 91 1.01 0.39
10 64 1.84 94 1.26 0.49

aDetermined by thermogravimetric analysis

bGrafting density calculated using Eq. 2in chain/nm2

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