Chapter 4. Living Transition Metal-Catalyzed Alkene Polymerization: Polyolefin Synthesis and New Polymer Architectures

  1. Prof. Axel H. E. Müller3 and
  2. Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski4
  1. Joseph B. Edson1,
  2. Gregory J. Domski1,
  3. Jeffrey M. Rose1,
  4. Andrew D. Bolig2,
  5. Maurice Brookhart2 and
  6. Geoffrey W. Coates2

Published Online: 7 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629091.ch4

Controlled and Living Polymerizations: From Mechanisms to Applications

Controlled and Living Polymerizations: From Mechanisms to Applications

How to Cite

Edson, J. B., Domski, G. J., Rose, J. M., Bolig, A. D., Brookhart, M. and Coates, G. W. (2010) Living Transition Metal-Catalyzed Alkene Polymerization: Polyolefin Synthesis and New Polymer Architectures, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cornell University, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Baker Laboratory, Ithaca, New York 14853-1301, USA

  2. 2

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Chemistry, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3290, 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:

  • block copolymers;
  • living polymerization;
  • neutral donors;
  • polyolefins;
  • transition metal complexes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Living α-Olefin Polymerization

  • Living Propylene Polymerization

  • Living Polymerization of Ethylene

  • Living Nonconjugated Diene Polymerization

  • Living Homo- and Copolymerizations of Cyclic Olefins

  • Random Copolymers

  • Block Copolymers

  • Outlook and Summary

  • References