Chapter 2. Carbocationic Polymerization

  1. Prof. Axel H. E. Müller2 and
  2. Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski3
  1. Priyadarsi De and
  2. Rudolf Faust

Published Online: 7 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629091.ch2

Controlled and Living Polymerizations: From Mechanisms to Applications

Controlled and Living Polymerizations: From Mechanisms to Applications

How to Cite

De, P. and Faust, R. (2009) Carbocationic 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.ch2

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. University of Massachusetts Lowell, Department of Chemistry, One University Avenue, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA

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:

  • controlled polymerization;
  • functional polymers;
  • macromonomers;
  • block copolymers;
  • branched polymers;
  • polymer brushes;
  • living cationic polymerization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanistic and Kinetic Details of Living Cationic Polymerization

  • Living Cationic Polymerization

  • Functional Polymers by Living Cationic Polymerization

  • Telechelic Polymers

  • Macromonomers

  • Linear Diblock Copolymers

  • Linear Triblock Copolymers

  • Block Copolymers with Nonlinear Architecture

  • Branched and Hyperbranched Polymers

  • Surface Initiated Polymerization – Polymer Brushes

  • Conclusions

  • References