Table 5

ATRP of methyl methacrylate at ambient temperature
Time (h) Mn × 10 (g/mol) PDI % Weight lossa Grafting densityb Initiator efficiency
3 23 1.73 52 0.19 0.02
6 32 1.91 54 0.15 0.02
9 44 1.78 56 0.12 0.01
12 56 1.45 58 0.10 0.01
15 71 1.44 64 0.11 0.01

aDetermined by thermogravimetric analysis

bGrafting density calculated using Eq. 2in chain/nm2

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