Table 2

Polycondensation of OTSH and Zn(OAc)2 under various conditions
Run Temperature (°C) Dioxane (L/molOTSH) Yield (%)a Mn (Mw/Mn)b Rh (nm)c
1 40 25 31 5,800 (1.4) 28
2 60 25 46 7,400 (1.4) 82
3 80 25 43 7,700 (1.6) 85
4 60 12.5 46 8,300 (2.1) 83
5 60 37.5 42 7,000 (1.6) 61

Conditions: OTSH = 0.200 mmol, Zn(OAc)2 = 0.300 mmol, 24 h, N2. aIsolated yield after precipitation into methanol. bEstimated by GPC (THF, polystyrene standards). cHydrodynamic radius determined by DLS (THF, 25°C, 1.3 g/L).

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Ochiai and Konta Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:373   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-373

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