Polymerisation of a terpene-derived lactone: A bio-based alternative to ԑ-caprolactone

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Abstract

A high-yielding 4-step process for converting a naturally occuring terpene, β-pinene, into a substituted ԑ-caprolactone is herein reported. Investigations into the ring-opening polymerisation and copolymerisation of this monomer are also described.
LanguageEnglish
Pages833-837
JournalPolymer Chemistry
Volume8
Issue number5
Early online date21 Dec 2016
DOIs
StatusPublished - 7 Feb 2017

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Terpenes
Ring opening polymerization
Lactones
Polymerization
Copolymerization
Monomers
caprolactone
beta-pinene

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Polymerisation of a terpene-derived lactone: A bio-based alternative to ԑ-caprolactone. / Quilter, Helena; Hutchby, Marc; Davidson, Matthew; Jones, Matthew.

In: Polymer Chemistry, Vol. 8, No. 5, 07.02.2017, p. 833-837.

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