Chapter 12. Polycarbonates

  1. Prof. Philippe Dubois2,
  2. Dr. Olivier Coulembier2 and
  3. Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez3
  1. Helmut Keul

Published Online: 6 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628407.ch12

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

How to Cite

Keul, H. (2009) Polycarbonates, 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.ch12

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. Lehrstuhl für Textilchemie und Makromolekulare Chemie, Pauwelsstrasse 8, 52056 Aachen, Germany

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:

  • Polycarbonates;
  • functional polymers;
  • block copolymers;
  • random copolymers;
  • ring-opening polymerization;
  • active sites;
  • site transformation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polymerization of Cyclic Carbonates: Homopolymers and Block Copolymers

  • Summary and Prospects

  • References