Group 4 initiators for the stereoselective ROP of rac-β-butyrolactone and its copolymerization with rac-lactide

Ben J Jeffery, Emma L Whitelaw, D Garcia-Vivo, J A Stewart, Mary F Mahon, Matthew G Davidson, Matthew D Jones

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In this paper we demonstrate the utility of Group 4 metals for the well-controlled and stereoselective (syndiotactic) ring opening polymerization (ROP) of rac-beta-butyrolactone (BBL) and their ability to form copolymers.
LanguageEnglish
Pages12328-12330
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number45
Early online date19 Oct 2011
DOIs
StatusPublished - 7 Dec 2011

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Ring opening polymerization
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Group 4 initiators for the stereoselective ROP of rac-β-butyrolactone and its copolymerization with rac-lactide. / Jeffery, Ben J; Whitelaw, Emma L; Garcia-Vivo, D; Stewart, J A; Mahon, Mary F; Davidson, Matthew G; Jones, Matthew D.

In: Chemical Communications, Vol. 47, No. 45, 07.12.2011, p. 12328-12330.

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