Synthesis and Properties of Semi-Flexible Aromatic Polyesters Containing Pentamethylene Group in Main Chain

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  • Bang, Moon-Soo (Division of Advanced Materials Engineering, Kongju National University) ;
  • Yoon, Doo-Soo (Dept. of Bioenvironmental & Chemical Engineering, Chosun College University of Science & Technology) ;
  • Choi, Jae-Kon (Dept. of Polymer Science & Engineering, Chosun University)
  • 방문수 (공주대학교 신소재공학부) ;
  • 윤두수 (조선이공대학 생명환경화공과) ;
  • 최재곤 (조선대학교 응용화학소재공학과)
  • Published : 2009.12.31


Semi flexible polyesters containing aromatic rings and pentamethylene groups in the main chain were synthesized by direct polycondensation reaction. The structures of these polymers were investigated by $^1H$-NMR and FT-IR and the phase transition behavior was characterized with DSC, TGA and crossed polarizing microscope. Inherent viscosities ($\eta_{inh}$) of polymers measured in phenol/p-chlorophenol/1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane were between 0.46 and 1.30 dL/g. As increasing the linearlity of rigid moieties in polyster, melting transition temperatures ($T_m$) increased and solubilities in organic solvents decreased. P-H, P-mH and P-4H of the polymers formed turbid melts that showed stir-opalescence and nematic phase at the broad anisotropic region, However, P-R, P-C and P-2B did not exhibit any textures related to the liquid crystallinity.


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