Date of Award
Master of Science in Chemistry - (M.S.)
Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and Environmental Science
George Y. Lei
Barbara B. Kebbekus
BisGMA and DECP-HEMA were separately synthesized from Bisphenol A and glycidyl methacrylate and from diethylchlorophosphate and 2-hydroxyethyl-methacrylate. The structure of the monomer, BisGMA, was further analyzed by means of chromatography, VPO, IR, FTIR and GC-MASS.
Based on the main monomers, BisGMA, DECP-HEMA and an organosilane compound, a dental adhesive has been formulated. Although the tervile strength of the adhesive has been found to be not as good as the adhesive formulated by a previous worker (student), its applicability to teeth is more suitable for clinic practice.
Xie, Da, "Synthesis of bisphenol a BIS-2-hydroxypropylmethacrylate (BISGMA) and diethylchlorophosphate and 2-hydroxyethylmethacrylate (DECP-HEMA) and preparation of dental adhesives" (1992). Theses. 1827.