Copolymerization of 2-cyanomethyl-1,3-butadiene with styrene and acrylonitrile

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Poly(2-cyanomethyl-1,3-butadiene-co-styrene) and poly(2-cyanomethyl-1,3-butadiene-co-acrylonitrile) is synthesized via free radical solution polymerization. The cyano substituted diene, 2-cyanomethyl-1,3-butadiene has a higher reactivity ratio than both styrene and acrylonitrile. Results showed that the copolymers' glass transition temperatures are dependent on the monomer unit compositions in the copolymers and the corresponding copolymers are all random.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jing, Y; Sheares, VV

Published Date

  • March 1, 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 41 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 44 - 45

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0032-3934

Citation Source

  • Scopus