Chapter 9. Polyesters from β-Lactones

  1. Prof. Philippe Dubois1,
  2. Dr. Olivier Coulembier1 and
  3. Dr. Jean-Marie Raquez2
  1. Dr. Olivier Coulembier and
  2. Prof. Philippe Dubois

Published Online: 6 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628407.ch9

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

Handbook of Ring-Opening Polymerization

How to Cite

Coulembier, O. and Dubois, P. (2009) Polyesters from β-Lactones, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    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. 2

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

Author Information

  1. 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

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:

  • β-Lactone;
  • poly(hydroxyalkanoate);
  • (non)organocatalysis;
  • ring-opening polymerization;
  • stereoselectivity;
  • back-biting

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • β-Lactones Preparation

  • Ionic Polymerization

  • Coordination Process

  • Carbene-Based Polymerization

  • Enzymatic Polymerization

  • Illustrative Experimental Section

  • References