Chapter 4. Acyclic Diene Metathesis (ADMET) Polymerization

  1. Prof. A.-Dieter Schlüter
  1. Tammy A. Davidson and
  2. Kenneth B. Wagener

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619313.ch4

Synthesis of Polymers

Synthesis of Polymers

How to Cite

Davidson, T. A. and Wagener, K. B. (1998) Acyclic Diene Metathesis (ADMET) Polymerization, in Synthesis of Polymers (ed A.-D. Schlüter), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619313.ch4

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. The George and Josephine Butler Polymer Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry and Center for Macromolecular Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527294497

Online ISBN: 9783527619313



  • acyclic diene metathesis polymerization;
  • olefin metathesis reaction;
  • intrigue chemists;
  • classical metathesis catalysts;
  • lewis acid cocatalyst


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Catalysts in Acyclic Diene Metathesis (ADMET) Chemistry

  • The Key to ADMET Polymerization

  • Hydrocarbons in ADMET Chemistry

  • Functional Groups in ADMET Chemistry

  • ADMET Depolymerization

  • Conclusions

  • References