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A facile route to bespoke macro- and mesoporous block copolymer microparticles (2018)
Journal Article
He, G., Bennett, T. M., Alauhdin, M., Fay, M. W., Liu, X., Schwab, S. T., …Howdle, S. M. (in press). A facile route to bespoke macro- and mesoporous block copolymer microparticles. Polymer Chemistry, 9(27), doi:10.1039/c8py00707a. ISSN 1759-9954

We report a facile and versatile strategy for the bespoke fabrication of macro- and mesoporous block copolymer microparticles. A clean synthetic route, RAFT dispersion polymerisation in supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO2), is used to generate block... Read More

Block copolymer synthesis by controlled/living radical polymerisation in heterogeneous systems (2016)
Journal Article
Jennings, J., He, G., Howdle, S. M., & Zetterlund, P. B. (in press). Block copolymer synthesis by controlled/living radical polymerisation in heterogeneous systems. Chemical Society Reviews, doi:10.1039/c6cs00253f. ISSN 0306-0012

Nanostructured soft materials open up new opportunities in material design and application, and block copolymer self-assembly is one particularly powerful phenomenon that can be exploited for their synthesis. The advent of controlled/living radical p... Read More