Chapter 5.2. Free Radical Telomers and Polymers: Stereochemical Control

  1. Prof. Philippe Renaud1 and
  2. Prof. Mukund P. Sibi2
  1. N. A. Porter and
  2. C. L. Mero

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch25

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

Radicals in Organic Synthesis

How to Cite

Porter, N. A. and Mero, C. L. (2001) Free Radical Telomers and Polymers: Stereochemical Control, in Radicals in Organic Synthesis (eds P. Renaud and M. P. Sibi), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527618293.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Universite de Fribourg, Institut de Chimie Organique, Pérolles, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527301607

Online ISBN: 9783527618293



  • stereocenters;
  • chiral auxiliary;
  • polymer chain backbone;
  • acrylamides;
  • isotactic polymers


The prelims comprise:

  • Background

  • Chiral Auxiliary-Controlled Radical Additions

  • Penultimate Group Steric Effects

  • Penultimate Group Dipolar Control

  • Lewis Acid-Promoted Diastereoselective Copolymerizations

  • Helix-Sense-Selective Radical Polymerizations