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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2012, Article ID 749732, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/749732
Research Article

Star Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Tethered to Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS) Nanoparticles by a Combination of ATRP and Click Chemistry

1Department of Materials and Optoelectronic Science, Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
2Institute of Applied Chemistry, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu 30010, Taiwan

Received 7 January 2012; Accepted 21 February 2012

Academic Editor: Luis Antonio Sanchez de Almeida Prado

Copyright © 2012 Shiao-Wei Kuo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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