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Hydrophobic polymer for water proofing, anti-corrosion, and anti-fouling applications

A material that can be used either as a standalone or coating additive that would both repel water and resist corrosion would greatly benefit the Navy. A method of making hydrophobic polymer, including combining a perylene derived monomer with a bisphenol derived monomer to produce a polymer mixture, and condensing said polymer mixture to produce a hydrophobic polymer.

Alfred J. Baca

William W. Lai

Benjamin Harvey

Heather A. Meylemans

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July 6, 2017
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