Chapter 6. Living Radical Polymerization

  1. Prof. A.-Dieter Schlüter
  1. Mitsuo Sawamoto and
  2. Masami Kamigaito

Published Online: 14 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619313.ch6

Synthesis of Polymers

Synthesis of Polymers

How to Cite

Sawamoto, M. and Kamigaito, M. (1998) Living Radical Polymerization, in Synthesis of Polymers (ed A.-D. Schlüter), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619313.ch6

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Polymer Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527294497

Online ISBN: 9783527619313



  • living radical polymerization;
  • free radical;
  • unfavorable reaction;
  • dormant species;
  • polymer chains


The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Living Radical Polymerization Involving Covalent Dormant Species

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References