3. Advances in Acid Mediated Polymerizations

  1. Vikas Mittal
  1. Stewart P. Lewis1 and
  2. Robert T. Mathers2

Published Online: 16 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118217689.ch3

Renewable Polymers: Synthesis, Processing, and Technology

Renewable Polymers: Synthesis, Processing, and Technology

How to Cite

Lewis, S. P. and Mathers, R. T. (2011) Advances in Acid Mediated Polymerizations, in Renewable Polymers: Synthesis, Processing, and Technology (ed V. Mittal), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118217689.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Chemical Engineering Department, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Author Information

  1. 1

    Innovative Science Corporation, Blacksburg, VA, U.S.A.

  2. 2

    Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington, PA, U.S.A.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470938775

Online ISBN: 9781118217689

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Keywords:

  • cationic polymerization;
  • renewable monomers polyisobutylene;
  • butyl rubber;
  • weakly coordinating anions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Abbreviations

  • Introduction

  • Problems Inherent to Cationic Olefin Polymerization

  • Progress Toward Cleaner Cationic Polymerizations

  • Environmental Benefits via New Process Conditions

  • Cationic Polymerization of Monomers Derived from Renewable Resources

  • Sustainable Synthesis of Monomers for Cationic Polymerization

  • Acknowledgements