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September 07, 2010
SENSORS: Nitroxide-Mediated Radical Polymerization of Butyl Acrylate Using TEMPO: Improvement of Control Exploiting Nanoreactors?
Per B. Zetterlund
TEMPO-mediated acrylate polymerization is known to be problematic, speculated to be related to excessive accumulation of free TEMPO as well as the activation rate being too low in relation to the propagation rate. The present theoretical results indicate that it may be possible to at least partially overcome these difficulties by careful exploitation of compartmentalization effects in nanoreactors.
Macromol. React. Eng. DOI: 10.1002/mren.201000022
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