Journal article

Synthesis, aggregation and responsivity of block copolymers containing organic arsenicals

Joji Tanaka, Seiji Tani, Raoul Peltier, Emily H Pilkington, Andrew Kerr, Thomas P Davis, Paul Wilson

Polymer Chemistry | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2018

Abstract

Block copolymers containing an organic arsenical (AsAm) have been synthesised by aqueous SET-LRP.

Grants

Awarded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) through the Molecular Organisation and Assembly in Cells Doctoral Training Centre (MOAC-DTC)


Awarded by Leverhulme Trust


Awarded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors gratefully acknowledge financial support from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) under grant EP/F500378/1 through the Molecular Organisation and Assembly in Cells Doctoral Training Centre (MOAC-DTC) (J. T.). The authors also wish to acknowledge the facilities and personnel (T. P. D., E. P., P. W.) enabled by the Monash-Warwick Alliance. This work was carried out in conjunction with the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-NanoScience and Technology (CE140100036). T. P. D. gratefully acknowledges support from the ARC in the form of an Australian Laureate Fellowship. P. W. thanks the Leverhulme Trust for the award of an Early Career Fellowship (ECF/2015-075). The authors would like to thank Dr Daniel Lester and the Polymer Characterisation Research Technology Platform for GPC facilities. The authors would like to thank Dr Ivan Prokes for running High resolution NMR and Dr Edward Mansfield for the help with setting up SLS.