Suprapolymer structures from nanostructured polymer particles

Takeshi Higuchi, Atsunori Tajima, Kiwamu Motoyoshi, Hiroshi Yabu, Masatsugu Shimomura

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Divide and conquer: Polymer nanoparticles with phaseseparation structures prepared with block copolymers and homopolymer blends were used to fabricate unique suprapolymer structures by cross-linking one polymer moiety and dissolving the other (see scheme; PI=polyisoprene, PSt=polystyrene).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5125-5128
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jun 29


  • Block copolymers
  • Nanoparticles
  • Nanostructures
  • Polymers
  • Self-assembly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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