2. Polycondensation of ABx Monomers

  1. Deyue Yan3,
  2. Chao Gao4 and
  3. Holger Frey5
  1. Mitsutoshi Jikei1 and
  2. Masa-aki Kakimoto2

Published Online: 10 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470929001.ch2

Hyperbranched Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

Hyperbranched Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications

How to Cite

Jikei, M. and Kakimoto, M.-a. (2011) Polycondensation of ABx Monomers, 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.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    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. 5

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Engineering in Applied Chemistry, Akita University, Akita, Japan

  2. 2

    Department of Organic and Polymeric Materials, Tokyo Institute of Technology, S8-26, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152–8552, Japan

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471780144

Online ISBN: 9780470929001



  • polycondensation of ABX monomers - widely studied method, for preparing hyperbranched polymers;
  • C–N coupling reactions - and condensation of amines and carboxylic acid derivatives;
  • AB2 monomers, with carbonyl azides - as protection groups for isocyanates


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Statistical Consideration

  • Polymerization of ABx-Type Monomers

  • References