Chapter 4. Sulfur–Nitrogen–Phosphorus-Containing Polymers

  1. Prof. Philippe Dubois2,
  2. Dr. Olivier Coulembier2 and
  3. Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez3
  1. Frederick F. Stewart and
  2. Eric S. Peterson

Published Online: 6 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628407.ch4

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

How to Cite

Stewart, F. F. and Peterson, E. S. (2009) Sulfur–Nitrogen–Phosphorus-Containing Polymers, 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.ch4

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. Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID 83415-2208, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319534

Online ISBN: 9783527628407



  • Phosphazene;
  • ring-opening polymerization;
  • thiophosphazenes;
  • thionylphosphazenes;
  • cyclotriphosphazenes;
  • hexachlorocyclotriphosphazene


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanism and Methods in Ring-Opening Polymerization (ROP) of Halogenated Cyclotriphosphazenes

  • Ring-Opening Polymerization and Chemistry of Nonhalogenated Phosphazene Rings

  • Incorporation of Sulfur into Phosphazene Ring Systems, and Their Polymerization Chemistry

  • Summary and Prospects

  • Acknowledgments

  • References