Heterogeneous catalysts for the controlled ring-opening polymerisation of rac-lactide and homogeneous silsesquioxane model complexes

M D Jones, M G Davidson, C G Keir, A J Wooles, M F Mahon, D C Apperley

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Abstract

In this communication we report, for the first time, the ring-opening polymerisation in the melt of rac-lactide with heterogeneous catalysts. Homogeneous model systems based on silsesquioxanes have been prepared for comparison.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3655-3657
Number of pages3
JournalDalton Transactions
Volume28
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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