Chapter 14. Synthesis of Polyrotaxanes

  1. Prof. A.-Dieter Schlüter
  1. Akira Harada

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619313.ch14

Synthesis of Polymers

Synthesis of Polymers

How to Cite

Harada, A. (1998) Synthesis of Polyrotaxanes, in Synthesis of Polymers (ed A.-D. Schlüter), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619313.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Freie Universität Berlin, Institut für Organische Chemie, Takustrasse 3, D-14195 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Macromolecular Science, Faculty of Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527294497

Online ISBN: 9783527619313



  • polyrotaxanes;
  • rotaxanes;
  • nanoscale architectures;
  • top down approaches;
  • bottom up procedures


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Rotaxanes and Catenanes

  • Main Chain Polyrotaxanes

  • Side Chain Polyrotaxanes

  • Preparation of Tubular Polymers from Polyrotaxanes

  • Summary

  • References