Organic-inorganic polymer hybrid materials were first prepared using an unsaturated polyester (UPE) as an organic component. Homogeneous UPE/silica gel hybrids formed via π-π interactions between benzene rings of the two constituents. Photocrosslinking of UPE in the hybrids resulted in the formation of interpenetrating polymer network structure.
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This work was supported by Korea Research Foundation Grant (KRF-2000-015-DP0268).
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Materials Chemistry