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Enabling shape memory and healable effects in a conjugated polymer by incorporating siloxane via dynamic imine bond

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A conjugated polymer of poly(fluorene-co-benzothiadiazole) (PFBT) was modified by a soft segment of poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) to yield a copolymer via dynamic imine bonds. The copolymer was casted as a free-standing film, which was intrinsically flexible, stretchable, and showed tunable shape memory, healable and degradable effects.

Graphical abstract: Enabling shape memory and healable effects in a conjugated polymer by incorporating siloxane via dynamic imine bond

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The article was received on 05 Jul 2018, accepted on 10 Aug 2018 and first published on 20 Aug 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05410J
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 10092-10095
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    Enabling shape memory and healable effects in a conjugated polymer by incorporating siloxane via dynamic imine bond

    Y. Zhang, C. Dai, S. Zhou and B. Liu, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 10092
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05410J

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