Table 1

Precipitation polymerization of NIPAM-MBA at 70°C with different MBA amount
MBA (wt%) D1a(nm) D2a(nm) D1/D2 Particle yield (%) Soluble polymer (%) Monomer conversion (%) Dn(nm) Np Observations
(1014L−1)
2.5 1,110 498 2.23 87.14 12.35 99.49 487 3.079 Stable latex
5.0 1,190 599 1.99 90.74 8.67 99.41 564 2.064 White precipitate
7.5 1,004 613 1.64 91.48 7.82 99.30 602 1.711 As above
10.0 1,040 716 1.45 91.78 7.06 98.84 620 1.572 As above
12.5 - - - - - - - - Coagula

aD1 and D2 are the sizes measured by dynamic light scattering at 25°C and 40°C, respectively. Np, number of particles.

Zhu et al.

Zhu et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:519   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-519

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