Synthesis and characterization of some polyestercarbonates

Sung Sig Min, Sang Soo Lee, Jong Chan Lee, Jae Young Jho

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The synthesis of polyestercarbonates (PEC) containing only terephthalate units (TPEC) and only phthalate units (PPEC) was performed. PEC is a generic name representing various copolymers containing carbonate and ester units. The results showed that the glass transition temperature increases with (tere)phthalate content due to the intramolecular stiffening effect of (tere)phthalate units and the shortened intermolecular distance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)694-700
Number of pages7
JournalPolymer Journal
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • Glass transition temperature
  • Interfacial polymerization
  • Phthalate
  • Polyestercarbonate
  • Random copolymer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry


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