Next Article in Journal
N,N-Dimethylformamide (DMF) Usage in Epoxy/Graphene Nanocomposites: Problems Associated with Reaggregation
Previous Article in Journal
Unfolding Kinetics of a Wormlike Chain under Elongational Flow
Article Menu
Issue 6 (June) cover image

Export Article

Open AccessCommunication
Polymers 2017, 9(6), 192; doi:10.3390/polym9060192

A Rapid One-Pot Synthesis of Novel High-Purity Methacrylic Phosphonic Acid (PA)-Based Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS) Frameworks via Thiol-Ene Click Reaction

Division of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Dongguk University-Seoul, Seoul 04620, Korea
Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion Lab (EESC), Kyung Hee University, 1732, Deogyeong-daero, Giheung-gu, Yongin, Gyeonggi 17104, Korea
Millimeter-wave Innovation Technology (MINT) Research Center, Dongguk University-Seoul, Seoul 04620, Korea
Department of Natural Sciences, University of Pitesti, Pitesti 110040, Romania
Polymer Materials Lab, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Sogang University, Seoul 04107, Korea
Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Academic Editor: Ying-Ling Liu
Received: 9 May 2017 / Revised: 24 May 2017 / Accepted: 24 May 2017 / Published: 27 May 2017
View Full-Text   |   Download PDF [1836 KB, uploaded 27 May 2017]   |  


Herein, we demonstrate a facile methodology to synthesis a novel methacrylic phosphonic acid (PA)-functionalized polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes (POSSs) via thiol-ene click reaction using octamercapto thiol-POSS and ethylene glycol methacrylate phosphate (EGMP) monomer. The presence of phosphonic acid moieties and POSS-cage structure in POSS-S-PA was confirmed by Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) and nuclear magnetic resonance (1H, 29Si and 31P-NMR) analyses. Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrum of POSS-S-PA acquired in a dithranol matrix, which has specifically designed for intractable polymeric materials. The observed characterization results signposted that novel organo-inorganic hybrid POSS-S-PA would be an efficacious material for fuel cells as a proton exchange membrane and high-temperature applications due to its thermal stability of 380 °C. View Full-Text
Keywords: thiol-ene; POSS; MALDI-TOF; nanomaterials; phosphonic acid thiol-ene; POSS; MALDI-TOF; nanomaterials; phosphonic acid

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).

Supplementary material

Scifeed alert for new publications

Never miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
  • Get alerts for new papers matching your research
  • Find out the new papers from selected authors
  • Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
  • Define your Scifeed now

SciFeed Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Karuppasamy, K.; Prasanna, K.; Vikraman, D.; Kim, H.-S.; Kathalingam, A.; Mitu, L.; Rhee, H.W. A Rapid One-Pot Synthesis of Novel High-Purity Methacrylic Phosphonic Acid (PA)-Based Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS) Frameworks via Thiol-Ene Click Reaction. Polymers 2017, 9, 192.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics



[Return to top]
Polymers EISSN 2073-4360 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top