Chapter 2. Structural Control of Linear Macromolecules

  1. Jean M. J. Fréchet2 and
  2. Donald A. Tomalia3
  1. C. J. Hawker

Published Online: 25 APR 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0470845821.ch2

Dendrimers and Other Dendritic Polymers

Dendrimers and Other Dendritic Polymers

How to Cite

Hawker, C. J. (2001) Structural Control of Linear Macromolecules, in Dendrimers and Other Dendritic Polymers (eds J. M. J. Fréchet and D. A. Tomalia), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470845821.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of California, Department of Chemistry and Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA

  2. 3

    Dendritic Sciences, Inc.,/Dendritic Nanotechnologies Limited, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, USA

Author Information

  1. IBM Almaden Research Center, NSF Center for Polymeric Interfaces and Macromolecular Assemblies, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120-6099, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2002
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2001

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Polymer Science

Book Series Editors:

  1. Dr John Scheirs

Series Editor Information

  1. ExcelPlas, PO Box 2080, Edithvale, VIC 3196, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471638506

Online ISBN: 9780470845820



This chapter has sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Living Polymerizations

  • Anionic Polymerizations

  • Block Copolymers

  • Anionic Ring Opening

  • Cationic Polymerization

  • Cationic Ring Opening

  • Living Free Radical Polymerizations

  • Molecular Weight Control

  • Functional Group Control

  • Block Copolymers

  • Random Copolymers

  • Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization

  • Single Site Catalysis

  • Metallocene Catalysts

  • Conclusion

  • References