Chapter 10. Polyesters from Dilactones

  1. Prof. Philippe Dubois2,
  2. Dr. Olivier Coulembier2 and
  3. Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez3
  1. Odile Dechy-Cabaret,
  2. Blanca Martin-Vaca and
  3. Didier Bourissou

Published Online: 6 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628407.ch10

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

How to Cite

Dechy-Cabaret, O., Martin-Vaca, B. and Bourissou, D. (2009) Polyesters from Dilactones, in Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization (eds P. Dubois, O. Coulembier and J.-M. Raquez), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628407.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center of Innovation and Research in Materials and Polymers (CIRMAP), Laboratory of Polymeric and Composite Materials, University of Mons Hainaut, Place du Parc 20, 7000 Mons, Belgium

  2. 3

    University of Mons-Hainaut, Place du Parc 20, 7000 Mons, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Laboratoire Hétérochimie Fondamentale et Appliquée du CNRS (UMR 5069), Equipe Ligands Bifonctionnels et Polymères Biodégradables, Université Paul Sabatier, 118 route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse Cedex 04, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319534

Online ISBN: 9783527628407

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Keywords:

  • Ring-opening polymerization (ROP);
  • 1,4-dioxane-2,5-diones;
  • lactide;
  • polylactide;
  • metallic initiators;
  • organocatalyzed ROP;
  • stereocontrolled ROP

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General Concepts and ROP Promoted by Metallic Catalysts/Initiators

  • Recent Advances in ROP

  • Macromolecular Engineering

  • Applications

  • Summary and Prospects

  • Acknowledgments

  • References