Synthesis of polyphosphazenes with sulfonimide side groups

Michael A. Hofmann, Catherine M. Ambler, Andrew E. Maher, Elena Chalkova, Xiangyang Y. Zhou, Serguei N. Lvov, Harry R. Allcock

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The synthesis of a sulfonimide bearing phenolic compound and its use in the classical macromolecular substitution approach to produce a phosphazene polymer bearing pendent sulfonimide groups were presented. Membranes were cast from 1,4-dioxane and were characterized before and after crosslinking with respect to their proton conductivity, water swelling and thermal properties. A blended membrane of the sulfonimide functionalized polymer with poly (vinylidene fluoride) was also studied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6490-6493
Number of pages4
Issue number17
StatePublished - Aug 13 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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