Synthesis and Characterization of Certain New Azo Polyimides
T.V. RAJENDIRAN*† and L. LAKSHMI

Research & Post-graduate Department of Chemistry, Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai-600 030, India E-mail: dr_v_r@yahoo.co.in

†Present address: Academic Officer, Meenakshi University, Chennai-600 078, India.

Abstract

Ten new aromatic-aliphatic polyimides containing azo linkage in the main chain, based on 3,3,'4,4'-azobenzene tetra carboxylic dianhydride and different aliphatic long chain diamines, were synthesized.The polymers were characterized by viscosity, solubility, spectroscopy, TGA and DTA.

Keywords

Aromatic-aliphatic polyimides, Synthesis, Characterization, Thermal properties.
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  • Asian J. Chem. /
  •  2010 /
  •  22(2) /
  •  pp 934-942