Chapter 3.2. Living Ring-Opening Olefin Metathesis Polymerization

  1. Professor Robert H. Grubbs
  1. Gráinne Black,
  2. Declan Maher and
  3. Wilhelm Risse

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619481.ch31

Handbook of Metathesis: Catalyst Development

Handbook of Metathesis: Catalyst Development

How to Cite

Black, G., Maher, D. and Risse, W. (2003) Living Ring-Opening Olefin Metathesis Polymerization, in Handbook of Metathesis: Catalyst Development (ed R. H. Grubbs), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619481.ch31

Editor Information

  1. Arnold and Mabel Laboratories of Chemical Synthesis, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Mail Code 164-30, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 AUG 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527306169

Online ISBN: 9783527619481

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Keywords:

  • macromolecules;
  • polymer;
  • polymerization;
  • characteristic;
  • oligomerization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historic Overview of Living Polymerization Systems

  • Definition of Living Polymerization and Relevant Terminology

  • Introduction to ROMP

  • Olefin Metathesis Catalysts for Living Polymerizations