Chapter 8. Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization

  1. Prof. Philippe Dubois3,
  2. Dr. Olivier Coulembier3 and
  3. Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez4
  1. Michael R. Buchmeiser1,2

Published Online: 6 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628407.ch8

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

How to Cite

Buchmeiser, M. R. (2009) Ring-Opening Metathesis 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    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. 4

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Leibniz-Institut für Oberflächenmodi-modifizierung e.V. (IOM), Permoserstraße 15, D-04318 Leipzig, Germany

  2. 2

    Universität Leipzig, Institut für Technische Chemie, Linnéstr. 3, D-04103 Leipzig, 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:

  • Ring-opening metathesis polymerization;
  • living polymerizations;
  • mechanisms;
  • Schrock catalysts;
  • Grubbs catalysts;
  • alternating copolymerizations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Introduction

  • Introduction to Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP)

  • Well-Defined Catalysts for ROMP

  • ‘Living’ ROMP

  • Selected Recent Applications and Developments

  • Summary and Prospects

  • References