Chapter 6. Living Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization

  1. Prof. Axel H. E. Müller3 and
  2. Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski4
  1. Christopher W. Bielawski1 and
  2. Robert H. Grubbs2

Published Online: 7 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629091.ch6

Controlled and Living Polymerizations: From Mechanisms to Applications

Controlled and Living Polymerizations: From Mechanisms to Applications

How to Cite

Bielawski, C. W. and Grubbs, R. H. (2009) Living Ring-Opening Metathesis 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.ch6

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

    The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Austin, TX 78712, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, 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:

  • ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP);
  • living polymerization;
  • review;
  • olefin metathesis;
  • titanium;
  • tantalum;
  • tungsten;
  • molybdenum;
  • ruthenium

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview of Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP)

  • Initiators for Living ROMP

  • Applications of Polymers Synthesized Using ROMP: From Novel Materials to Commercial Products

  • Challenges and Perspectives for the Future

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References