We examined the composition and molecular weight dependence of the glass transition temperature in detail for two types of hydrogen bonding miscible blends: poly (2-vinyl pyridine)/poly (vinyl phenol) (2VPy/VPh) and poly (4-vinyl pyridine)/poly (vinyl phenol) (4VPy/VPh). Regarding the functional form of the glass transition temperature, Tg
, as a function of the weight fraction, we found a weak deviation from the Kwei equation for 2VPy/VPh blends. In contrast, such a deviation was not observed for the 4VPy/VPh blend. By relating the difference in the functional forms of Tg
between the two blend systems to the difference in hydrogen bonding ability, we proposed a modified version of the Kwei equation. As for the interaction parameter, q
in the Kwei equation, clear molecular weight dependence was observed for 2VPy/VPh blends: the lower the VPh molecular weight in the oligomer level, the higher the q
values, suggesting the higher hydrogen bonding formability near the polymer chain ends than the middle part of a polymer chain.
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