A rapid and facile preparation of novel macroporous silicone-based cryogels via photo-induced thiol-ene click chemistry

Ozmen M. M., Fu Q., Kim J., Qiao G. G.

CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, vol.51, no.98, pp.17479-17482, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 98
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1039/c5cc07417g
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.17479-17482
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Novel poly(dimethylsiloxane) based macroporous gels (cryogels) were prepared via a simple and rapid photo-induced thiol-ene click reaction at low temperatures. The cryogels formed were able to float on a water surface and selectively remove oils or organic solvents with excellent recyclability.