AbstractsBiology & Animal Science

Grafted and Crosslinkable Polyphenyleneethynylene: Synthesis, Properties and Their Application

by Yiqing Wang

Institution: Georgia Tech
Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Degree: PhD
Year: 2005
Keywords: Grafted PPEs; Biosensing; Self-assembly; Photocrosslink; Two photo microfabrication; Microfabrication; Conjugated polymers; Crosslinking (Polymerization); Graft copolymers
Record ID: 1765074
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/1853/14049


This thesis presents the first reported grafted PPE - polycaprolactone-g-PPE; the first PPE based sensing model: biotinylated grafted PPE/streptavidin coated sphere; the first photocrosslinkable PPE ¨C allyloxy PPE; and the new mechanism which demonstrates morphology control on a single molecular level