Poly(ether ketone)


Pendant groups have large effect on chain mobility.  The adamantine group acts as a “fish hook” which catches on to any nearby molecule and reduces chain mobility.  The magnitude of this effect is related to the size of the pendant functional group-large groups (eg. Adamantane) greatly reduce chain and polymer mobility.

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