1. Promising Dendritic Materials: An Introduction to Hyperbranched Polymers

  1. Deyue Yan1,
  2. Chao Gao2 and
  3. Holger Frey3
  1. Chao Gao2,
  2. Deyue Yan1 and
  3. Holger Frey3

Published Online: 10 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470929001.ch1

Hyperbranched Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

Hyperbranched Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

How to Cite

Gao, C., Yan, D. and Frey, H. (2011) Promising Dendritic Materials: An Introduction to Hyperbranched Polymers, in Hyperbranched Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications (eds D. Yan, C. Gao and H. Frey), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470929001.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 200240, P. R. China

  2. 2

    MOE Key Laboratory of Macromolecular Synthesis and Functionalization, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, 38 Zheda Road, Hangzhou 310027, P. R. China

  3. 3

    Institute of Organic Chemistry, Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, Duesbergweg 10–14 Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz D-55099, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 200240, P. R. China

  2. 2

    MOE Key Laboratory of Macromolecular Synthesis and Functionalization, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, 38 Zheda Road, Hangzhou 310027, P. R. China

  3. 3

    Institute of Organic Chemistry, Organic and Macromolecular Chemistry, Duesbergweg 10–14 Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz D-55099, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471780144

Online ISBN: 9780470929001

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Keywords:

  • promising dendritic materials - and hyperbranched polymers, highly branched three-dimensional macromolecules;
  • hyperbranched polymers, and dendritic macromolecules - Kim and Webster's, dendritic macromolecules with random branch-on-branch topology;
  • four approaches, modifying HPs - complex dendritic structure construction via middle upon ideology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Importance of Branching

  • Polymer Architecture

  • Dendritic Polymers

  • Hyperbranched Polymers

  • Conclusions

  • References