12. Elucidation of Reaction Mechanisms: Other Polymerization Mechanisms

  1. Prof. Dr. Christopher Barner-Kowollik2,
  2. Dr. Till Gruendling2,
  3. Dr. Jana Falkenhagen3 and
  4. Dr. Steffen Weidner3
  1. Grażyna Adamus and
  2. Marek Kowalczuk

Published Online: 2 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527641826.ch12

Mass Spectrometry in Polymer Chemistry

Mass Spectrometry in Polymer Chemistry

How to Cite

Adamus, G. and Kowalczuk, M. (2011) Elucidation of Reaction Mechanisms: Other Polymerization Mechanisms, in Mass Spectrometry in Polymer Chemistry (eds C. Barner-Kowollik, T. Gruendling, J. Falkenhagen and S. Weidner), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527641826.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institut für Technische Chemie und Polymerchemie, Macromolecular Chemistry, Engesserstr. 18, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

  2. 3

    Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Richard-Willstätter-Strasse 11, 12489 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. Polish Academy of Sciences, Center of Polymer and CarbonMaterials, 34 M. Curie-Sklodowska Street, 41-800 Zabrze, Poland

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527329243

Online ISBN: 9783527641826

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Keywords:

  • active chain end (ACE);
  • activated monomer (AM);
  • butyrolactone;
  • caprolactone;
  • lactide;
  • polycondensation;
  • ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP);
  • ring-opening polymerization (ROP);
  • transesterification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ring-Opening Polymerization Mechanisms of Cyclic Ethers

  • Ring-Opening Polymerization Mechanisms of Cyclic Esters and Carbonates

  • Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization

  • Mechanisms of Step-Growth Polymerization

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References