Transparent heat-resistant PMMA copolymers for packing light-emitting diode materials

Shu Ling Yeh, Chao Yuan Zhu*, Shiao Wei Kuo

*Corresponding author for this work

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Transparent and heat-resistant poly(methyl methacrylate) copolymers were synthesized by bulk polymerizing methyl methacrylate (MMA), isobornyl methacrylate (IBMA), and methacrylamide (MAA) monomers. Copolymerization was performed using a chain transfer agent to investigate the molecular weight changes of these copolymers, which exhibited advantages including a low molecular weight distribution, excellent optical properties, high transparency, high glass transition temperature, low moisture absorption, and pellets that can be readily mass produced by using extrusion or jet injection for packing light-emitting diode materials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1379-1388
Number of pages10
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2015


  • Optical polymers
  • Packing LED
  • Poly(methyl methacrylate)
  • Thermal resistance

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