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Making the Best of Polymers with Sulfur–Nitrogen Bonds: From Sources to Innovative Materials

Mutlu, Hatice 1; Theato, Patrick ORCID iD icon 1,2
1 Institut für Biologische Grenzflächen (IBG), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
2 Institut für Technische Chemie und Polymerchemie (ITCP), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)


Polymers with sulfur–nitrogen bonds have been underestimated for a long time, although the intrinsic characteristics of these polymers offer a myriad of superior properties (e.g., degradation, flame retardancy, film‐forming ability, good solubility in polar solvents, and high refractivity with small chromatic dispersions, among other things) compared to their carbon analogues. The remarkable characteristics of these polymers result from the unique chemical properties of the sulfur–nitrogen bond (e.g., its polar character and the multiple valence states of sulfur), and thus open excellent perspectives for the development of innovative (bio)materials. Accordingly, this review describes the most common chemical approaches toward the efficient synthesis of these ubiquitous polymers possessing diverse sulfur–nitrogen bonds, and furthermore highlights their applications in multiple fields, ranging from biomedicine to energy storage, with the aim of providing an informative perspective on challenges facing the synthesis of sulfur–nitrogen polymers with desirable properties.

Verlagsausgabe §
DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000120317
Veröffentlicht am 19.06.2020
DOI: 10.1002/marc.202000181
Zitationen: 20
Web of Science
Zitationen: 19
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Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Biologische Grenzflächen (IBG)
Institut für Technische Chemie und Polymerchemie (ITCP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 07.2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1022-1336, 1521-3927
KITopen-ID: 1000120317
HGF-Programm 47.02.03 (POF III, LK 01) Zellpopul.auf Biofunk.Oberflächen IBG-3
Erschienen in Macromolecular rapid communications
Verlag John Wiley and Sons
Band 41
Heft 13
Seiten Art.Nr. 2000181
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 27.05.2020
Nachgewiesen in Web of Science
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