Non-steady-state living polymerization: A new route to control cationic ring-opening polymerization (CROP) of oxetane via an activation chain end (ACE) mechanism at ambient temperature

Hassen Bouchékif*, Marcia I. Philbin, Eamon Colclough, Allan J. Amass

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Abstract

Well-defined polyoxetane with low polydispersivity has been synthesized via a novel living polymerisation process using 3-phenoxypropyl 1,4-dioxanium hexafluoroantimonate (3-PPD) as a model of a living "monomeric polyoxetane" initiator, in 1,4-dioxane at 35 °C.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3870-3872
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number30
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Aug 2005

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