A rapid and facile preparation of novel macroporous silicone-based cryogels via photo-induced thiol-ene click chemistry
Mehmet Murat Ozmen, Qiang Fu, Jinguk Kim, Greg G Qiao
CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2015
Novel poly(dimethylsiloxane) based macroporous gels (cryogels) were prepared via a simple and rapid photo-induced thiol-ene click reaction at low temperatures. The cryogels formed were able to float on a water surface and selectively remove oils or organic solvents with excellent recyclability.
Awarded by Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey
M. M. Ozmen acknowledges the support of The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2219-International Postdoctoral Research Program Fellowship.