Synthesis of poly(Ether ketone)s from 2,5-thiophenedicarboxylic acid

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Abstract

The Friedel-Crafts polymerization of 2,5-thiophenedicarbonyl dichloride and diphenyl ether in 1,2-dichloroethane afforded only low molecular weight of poly(ether ketone) containing thiophene-ring. In contrast to this, the polymerization in 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride-aluminum chloride mixture gave high molecular weight polymers. The polymerization in ionic liquid was a new approach to expand possibility of polymer synthesis such as preparation of polymer containing heterocyclic rings. The obtained poly(ether ketone) exhibited good thermal stability and chemical resistance comparable to common poly(ether ketone)s.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-246
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Photopolymer Science and Technology
Volume29
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • 2,5-thiophenedicarboxylic acid
  • Friedel-Crafts polymerization
  • Poly(ether ketone)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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