Linear terpyridine-ruthenium(II) poly(ethylene glycol) coordination polymers

H. Hofmeier, S. Schmatloch, D. Wouters, U.S. Schubert

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Abstract

In the present contribution, we synthesized linear coordination polymers based on oligo(ethylene glycol)s as well as poly(ethylene glycol)s and terpyridine ruthenium(II) complexes. The reaction conditions, e.g., solvent, concentration, were varied to obtain well-soluble, high molecular weight polymers. The resulting compounds were characterized by UV-vis and NMR spectroscopy. The viscosity of the materials was also investigated with and without salt addition. Finally, the polymers were characterized with DSC and AFM. AFM revealed a lamellar morphology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2197-2203
JournalMacromolecular Chemistry and Physics
Volume204
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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