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“Click” Chemistry in Polymer Science: CuAAC and Thiol–Ene Coupling for the Synthesis and Functionalization of Macromolecules

  1. Maxwell J. Robb,
  2. Craig J. Hawker

Published Online: 15 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527603978.mst0440

Materials Science and Technology

Materials Science and Technology

How to Cite

Robb, M. J. and Hawker, C. J. 2013. “Click” Chemistry in Polymer Science: CuAAC and Thiol–Ene Coupling for the Synthesis and Functionalization of Macromolecules. Materials Science and Technology. 923–972.

Author Information

  1. University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2013

Abstract

The sections in this article are

  • Introduction and Perspective
    • 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition
    • Thiol–Ene Coupling
  • Polymers from “Click” Chemistry
    • “Click” Functionalization of Polymers
      • Chain-End-Functional Polymers
      • Polymers with Pendant Functionality
    • Graft Copolymers
      • “Grafting-Onto” Strategy
    • Star Polymers
    • Dendritic Polymers
      • Dendrimers
      • Hyperbranched Macromolecules
      • Dendronized Polymers
    • Macrocyclic Polymers
    • Polymer Networks
  • Summary and Conclusions

Keywords:

  • block copolymer;
  • branched;
  • monodisperse;
  • functionalization;
  • telechelic;
  • reactive