Chapter 3. Radical Polymerization

  1. Prof. Axel H. E. Müller1 and
  2. Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski2
  1. Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

Published Online: 7 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629091.ch3

Controlled and Living Polymerizations: From Mechanisms to Applications

Controlled and Living Polymerizations: From Mechanisms to Applications

How to Cite

Matyjaszewski, K. (2009) Radical 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.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890, 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:

  • radical polymerization;
  • controlled radical polymerization;
  • SFRP;
  • ATRP;
  • RAFT

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Typical Features of Radical Polymerization

  • Controlled Reversible-Deactivation Radical Polymerization

  • SFRP: NMP and OMRP Systems – Examples and Peculiarities

  • ATRP – Examples and Peculiarities

  • Degenerative Transfer Processes and RAFT

  • Relative Advantages and Limitations of SFRP, ATRP, and DT Processes

  • Controlled Polymer Architectures by CRP: Topology

  • Chain Composition

  • Functional Polymers

  • Applications of Materials Prepared by CRP

  • Outlook

  • Acknowledgments

  • References