Macromolecular Symposia

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April 13, 2011

SENSORS: Semibatch Aqueous-Solution Polymerization of Acrylic Acid: Simultaneous Control of Molar Masses and Reaction Temperature

SENSORS: Semibatch Aqueous-Solution Polymerization of Acrylic Acid: Simultaneous Control of Molar Masses and Reaction Temperature

Roque J. Minari, Gerardo Caceres, Paola Mandelli, Mariana M. Yossen, Manuel Gonzalez-Sierra, Jorge R. Vega, Luis M. Gugliotta*

The semibatch aqueous-solution polymerization of acrylic acid was reported. The proposed strategy has probed to be able to control the molar masses of the produced polyacrylic acid under safe conditions and it could be interesting for industrial applications.

Macromol. React. Eng. DOI: 10.1002/mren.201000059

Other contributions to the article series on sensors, process control and modeling in polymer production can be found here.

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