Thermally crosslinked carbosiloxane and oligo(oxyethylene) polymers

Authors

  • Paula A. Delgado,

    1. The George and Josephine Butler Polymer Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611-7200
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  • Fabio Zuluaga,

    1. Departamento de Química, Universidad del Valle, AA 25360, Cali, Colombia
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  • Piotr Matloka,

    1. The George and Josephine Butler Polymer Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611-7200
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  • Kenneth B. Wagener

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    1. The George and Josephine Butler Polymer Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611-7200
    • The George and Josephine Butler Polymer Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611-7200
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Abstract

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ADMET polymerization has been used to synthesize telechelic elastomers having silacyclobutane end groups. Subsequent thermal treatment leads to a controllable ring-opening reaction to form thermally stable thermoset materials. [Color figure can be viewed in the online issue, which is available at www.interscience.wiley.com.]

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