Journal of Polymer Research

, 26:250 | Cite as

A branched hydrophobicity associated with polyacrylamide based on silica: synthesis and solution properties

  • Tianhong ZhaoEmail author
  • Yiwen Zhang
  • Guofeng Peng
  • Yin Chen


A branched hydrophobicity associated with polyacrylamide based on silica was synthesized successfully. The structure of the polymer was characterized by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FT-IR), 1H Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (1H NMR) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). Several properties such as intrinsic viscosity, temperature resistance, salt tolerance, shear resistance and viscoelasticity of the polymer were evaluated. Experiment results had demonstrated that the introduction of vinyltriethoxysilane (VTS-SiO2) and branching molecular structure could endow the polymer with excellent temperature tolerance capability, salt and shear resistant capability.


Intrinsic viscosity Temperature resistance Salt tolerance Shear resistance and viscoelasticity 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringSouthwest Petroleum UniversityChengduPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and ExploitationSouthwest Petroleum UniversityChengduPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.PetroChina Sichuan Petrochemical Co. LtdPengzhouPeople’s Republic of China

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