Macromol. Chem. Phys. 19/2012



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Front Cover: Polylactide nanoparticles are prepared in non-aqueous emulsion via ring-opening polymerization of lactide in one step. Due to the water-sensitivity of the catalyst, the polymerization must be conducted in a water-free system. The obtained polylactide nanoparticles possess a narrow particle size distribution (see SEM and DLS images). Further details can be found in the article by R. Dorresteijn, R. Haschick, M. Klapper,* and K. Müllen on page 1996.