Method for preparing thermally cleavable surfactants without deprotonation

Patent Number: 7,378,533
Issued: 5/27/2008
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Abstract: The present invention describes surfactants of formula (I), ##STR00001## wherein R, R.sub.N, and m are defined herein, processes for their preparation, and methods for their decomposition.
Filed: 3/22/2006
Application Number: 11/387,540
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.