Chapter 1. Anionic Vinyl Polymerization

  1. Prof. Axel H. E. Müller2 and
  2. Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski3
  1. Durairaj Baskaran1 and
  2. Prof. Axel H. E. Müller2

Published Online: 7 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629091.ch1

Controlled and Living Polymerizations: From Mechanisms to Applications

Controlled and Living Polymerizations: From Mechanisms to Applications

How to Cite

Baskaran, D. and Müller, A. H. E. (2009) Anionic Vinyl Polymerization, in Controlled and Living Polymerizations: From Mechanisms to Applications (eds A. H. E. Müller and K. Matyjaszewski), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629091.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Universität Bayreuth, Makromolekulare Chemie II, Universitätsstr. 30, 95447 Bayreuth, Germany

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Tennessee, Department of Chemistry, 552 Buehler Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA

  2. 2

    Universität Bayreuth, Makromolekulare Chemie II, Universitätsstr. 30, 95447 Bayreuth, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324927

Online ISBN: 9783527629091

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Keywords:

  • anionic polymerization;
  • group transfer polymerization;
  • ligated anionic polymerization;
  • carbanions;
  • molecular weight distribution

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structure of Carbanions

  • Initiation

  • Mechanism of Styrene and Diene Polymerization

  • Mechanism of Anionic Polymerization of Acrylic Monomers

  • Some Applications of Anionic Polymerization

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • References