Table 6

ATRP of methyl methacrylate from MNs—comparison of grafting density for various anchoring chemistry
Anchoring chemistry Grafting density after immobilizing initiator (molecules/nm2) Grafting density after polymerization of MMA (chain/nm2) Average initiator efficiency after polymerization
Phosphonic acid 2.6 1.0 0.38
Choro silane 1.5 0.1 0.06
Triethoxy silane 5.6 0.1 0.01
Carboxylic acid 8.6 0.1 0.01

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Babu and Dhamodharan Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:1090-1102   doi:10.1007/s11671-009-9365-z

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