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Synthesis of nanoparticles of polymers by miniemulsion polymerization

Grant number: 09/12025-2
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): April 01, 2010
Effective date (End): December 31, 2011
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Chemical Engineering
Principal Investigator:Liliane Maria Ferrareso Lona
Grantee:Rodrigo Duarte Silva
Home Institution: Faculdade de Engenharia Química (FEQ). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil

Abstract

In this work the synthesis of polymeric nanocomposites using HDL by in situ polymerization in miniemulsion will be investigated. Different kinds of clays will be used, in different concentration and compositions, in order to provide polymers with some desired properties. Properties of the nanocomposites will be analysed using several pieces of equipment, such as DSC, MEV, RAMAN, FTIR, etc. This present project is part of a bigger project, in which a pos-doctor fellow (FAPESP - 2008/57768-0) is also working. In this bigger project, it will also be studied emulsion polymerization and the use of HLS, besides HDL. (AU)

Academic Publications
(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
SILVA, Rodrigo Duarte. Synthesis of polymeric nanocomposites of poly(n-butyl acrylate-co-methyl methacrylate) P(BA-co-MMA) and Layered Double Hydroxides (LDH) through miniemulsion polymerization. 2011. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Faculdade de Engenharia Química.

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