5. Radical Polymerization

  1. Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Yves Gnanou2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Ludwik Leibler3,4
  1. Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski and
  2. Wade A. Braunecker

Published Online: 23 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527631421.ch5

Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications

Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications

How to Cite

Matyjaszewski, K. and Braunecker, W. A. (2007) Radical Polymerization, in Macromolecular Engineering: Precise Synthesis, Materials Properties, Applications (eds K. Matyjaszewski, Y. Gnanou and L. Leibler), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527631421.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Université Bordeaux 1, Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques, ENSCPB, 16 avenue Pey-Berland, 33607 Pessac, France

  3. 3

    Matière Molle et Chimie, UMR 167 CNRS, ESPCI, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75005 Paris, France

  4. 4

    UMR 167 CNRS-ESPCI École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles, 10 rue Vauquelin, 75231 Paris Cedex 05, France

Author Information

  1. Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Chemistry, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314461

Online ISBN: 9783527631421

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Keywords:

  • radical polymerization;
  • organic radicals;
  • elementary reactions;
  • kinetics;
  • copolymerization;
  • commercially important polymers;
  • chain composition;
  • functional polymers;
  • applications;
  • CRP

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Typical Features of Radical Polymerization

  • Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization

  • SFRP and NMP 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