Chapter 14. Metal-Free Catalysis in Ring-Opening Polymerization

  1. Prof. Philippe Dubois2,
  2. Dr. Olivier Coulembier2 and
  3. Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez3
  1. Andrew P. Dove

Published Online: 6 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628407.ch14

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

How to Cite

Dove, A. P. (2009) Metal-Free Catalysis in Ring-Opening Polymerization, 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.ch14

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. University of Warwick, Department of Chemistry, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

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:

  • Organocatalytic;
  • metal-free ring-opening polymerization;
  • lactones;
  • lactide

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nucleophilic ROP

  • Metal-Free Ionic ROP

  • Summary and Prospects

  • References