P3R team

Created in 2007, the “Precision polymers by radical processes” group (P3R) is composed of organic and polymer chemists who develop original polymer materials using radical chemistry.

P3R has a longstanding experience in reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerisation. This includes the study of the structure-reactivity relationship of original classes of RAFT agents, RAFT control of “tricky” monomers, and the synthesis of functional block copolymers with targeted properties.
In recent years, we made a clear shift in the way we design our polymers towards materials of enhanced sustainability. For instance, new methodologies for making (chemically) degradable polymers by radical ring-opening copolymerization have been successfully developed.
Another recent strategic area is the design of dynamic polymer materials, in particular nanostructured vitrimers and carbon-fiber reinforced vitrimer materials for the aerospace sector.

We attach particular attention to the exploitation of our research results through a large number of patent applications with some examples of commercial success in collaboration with industrial partners.

Team leader
mots-clés de l'équipe P3R

Research topics

Pushing back the boundaries of RAFT polymerisation
Radical polymerisation for degradable polymers
Dynamic polymer materials

Team members

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Team publications

This list of publications is uploaded directly from the P3R team’s HAL collection.

93 documents

  • Maksym Odnoroh, Christophe Mingotaud, Olivier Coutelier, Jean-Daniel Marty, Mathias Destarac. Gem-bisphosphonic acid-based double hydrophilic block copolymers: RAFT synthesis and comparative assembly with gadolinium ions for the formation of MRI contrast agents. European Polymer Journal, 2024, 210, pp.112963. ⟨10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2024.112963⟩. ⟨hal-04580909⟩
  • Solène Guggari, Fiona Magliozzi, Samuel Malburet, Alain Graillot, Mathias Destarac, et al.. Vanillin-based dual dynamic epoxy building block: a promising accelerator for disulfide vitrimers. Polymer Chemistry, 2024, 15 (13), pp.1347-1357. ⟨10.1039/d4py00038b⟩. ⟨hal-04533696⟩
  • Oleksandr Ivanchenko, Mathias Destarac. 1,1′- Thiocarbonyldiimidazole Radical Copolymerization for the Preparation of Degradable Vinyl Polymers. ACS Macro Letters, 2023, 13 (1), pp.47-51. ⟨10.1021/acsmacrolett.3c00676⟩. ⟨hal-04419665⟩
  • Mohamed Azzouzi, Omar Azougagh, Abderrahim Ait Ouchaoui, Salah Eddine El Hadad, Stéphane Mazières, et al.. Synthesis, Characterizations, and Quantum Chemical Investigations on Imidazo[1,2- a ]pyrimidine-Schiff Base Derivative: ( E )-2-Phenyl- N -(thiophen-2-ylmethylene)imidazo[1,2- a ]pyrimidin-3-amine. ACS Omega, 2023, 9 (1), pp.837-857. ⟨10.1021/acsomega.3c06841⟩. ⟨hal-04401940⟩
  • Maksym Odnoroh, Olivier Coutelier, Christophe Mingotaud, Mathias Destarac, Jean-Daniel Marty. Diblock versus block-random copolymer architecture effect on physical properties of Gd3+-based hybrid polyionic complexes. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2023, 649, pp.655-664. ⟨10.1016/j.jcis.2023.06.116⟩. ⟨hal-04189724⟩
  • Maksym Odnoroh, Jean-Daniel Marty, Valérie Bourdon, Olivier Coutelier, Mathias Destarac. Primary sulfonamide-functional polymers with controlled chain architectures by RAFT polymerisation. Polymer Chemistry, 2023, 14 (33), pp.3821-3826. ⟨10.1039/d3py00629h⟩. ⟨hal-04189057⟩
  • Oleksandr Ivanchenko, Stéphane Mazières, Simon Harrisson, Mathias Destarac. On-Demand Degradation of Thioester/Thioketal Functions in Vinyl Pivalate-Derived Copolymers with Thionolactones. Macromolecules, 2023, 56 (11), pp.4163-4171. ⟨10.1021/acs.macromol.3c00312⟩. ⟨hal-04144456⟩
  • Marjorie Yon, Laure Gibot, Stéphane Gineste, Pascale Laborie, Christian Bijani, et al.. Assemblies of poly(N -vinyl-2-pyrrolidone)-based double hydrophilic block copolymers triggered by lanthanide ions: characterization and evaluation of their properties as MRI contrast agents. Nanoscale, 2023, ⟨10.1039/d2nr04691a⟩. ⟨hal-03998256⟩
  • Mohamed El Boutaybi, Abdeslam Mouadili, Adyl Oussaid, Stéphane Mazières, Rachid Touzani, et al.. Spectroscopic and electrochemical study of biomimetic catecholase and phenoxazinone synthase activities of in situ complexes bearing pyrazolic ligands. Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society, 2023, ⟨10.1007/s13738-022-02729-y⟩. ⟨hal-03962160⟩
  • Vincent Schenk, Raffaele D’elia, Philippe Olivier, Karine Labastie, Mathias Destarac, et al.. Exploring the Limits of High- T g Epoxy Vitrimers Produced through Resin-Transfer Molding. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2023, 15 (39), pp.46357-46367. ⟨10.1021/acsami.3c10007⟩. ⟨hal-04219854⟩

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