Macromol. Rapid Commun. 22/2010
Takamasa Sakai, Yuki Akagi, Takuro Matsunaga, Manami Kurakazu, Ung-il Chung and Mitsuhiro Shibayama
Article first published online: 9 NOV 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/marc.201090059
Cover: The picture presents the gelation process of a near-ideal polymer network. This network, the Tetra network, is synthesized by cross-end-coupling of mutually reactive tetra-arm precursors. The Tetra network exhibits an extremely homogeneous network structure resulting in high mechanical strength. Further information can be found in the article by T. Sakai,* Y. Akagi, T. Matsunaga, M. Kurakazu, U. I. Chung, and M. Shibayama on page 1954.