Accession Number:

ADA533416

Title:

Increasing the Solubility of Inert Peripherally Aromatic POSS

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB EDWARDS AFB CA

Report Date:

2010-10-21

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

New POSS compounds with high temperature capability and good solubility in various organic solvents have been developed. By placing a single polycyclic aromatic group naphthyl, phenanthryl, or pyrenyl on a corner via a corner-capping reaction of phenyl7Si7O9OH3, cage symmetry is disrupted, which significantly increases solubility over phenyl8Si8O12. Thermal characteristics are retained, which makes these materials suitable for use in high performance polymers. Reasonable yields 29- 95 were obtained for the reactions.

Subject Categories:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE