7. Crown Ether-Based Polymeric Rotaxanes

  1. Prof. Akira Harada
  1. Terry L. Price Jr. and
  2. Harry W. Gibson

Published Online: 2 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527639786.ch7

Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry

Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry

How to Cite

Price, T. L. and Gibson, H. W. (2011) Crown Ether-Based Polymeric Rotaxanes, in Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry (ed A. Harada), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527639786.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Osaka University, Department of Macromolecular Science, Graduate School of Science, 1-1 Machikaneyama-cho, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043, Japan

Author Information

  1. Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Department of Chemistry, 2105 Hahn Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0001, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323210

Online ISBN: 9783527639786



  • crown ethers;
  • polymeric rotaxanes;
  • daisy chains;
  • dendritic rotaxanes;
  • dendronized polymers;
  • star polymers


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Daisy Chains

  • Supramolecular Polymers

  • Dendritic Rotaxanes

  • Dendronized Polymers

  • Main chain Rotaxanes Based on Polymeric Crowns (Including Crosslinked Systems)

  • Side Chain Rotaxanes Based on Pendent Crowns

  • Poly[2]rotaxanes

  • Poly[3]rotaxanes

  • Polymeric End Group Pseudorotaxanes

  • Chain Extension and Block Copolymers from End Groups

  • Star Polymers from Crown Functionalized Polymers

  • References