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May 25, 2011
TALENT: Novel Controlled Polymerization of Cyclo-olefins, Dienes, and Trienes by Utilizing Reaction Properties of Late Transition Metals
Diimine Pd complexes promote polymerization of cyclopentenes, non-conjugated dienes, and trienes to produce polymers with controlled structure. The polymers show characteristic properties including thermoreversible gelation and liquid crystalline formation. Diimine Ni complexes bring about cyclopolymerization of diallylfluorene to yield polymers containing five- and/or six-membered rings in controlled stereochemistry.
Macromol. Chem. Phys., DOI: 10.1002/macp.201100182
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