Zirconium complexes of bipyrrolidine derived salan ligands for the isoselective polymerisation of rac-lactide

Matthew D Jones, Stuart L Hancock, Paul McKeown, Pascal M Schäfer, Antoine Buchard, Lynne H Thomas, Mary F Mahon, John P Lowe

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Herein we report the synthesis and characterisation of a series of Zr(iv) 2,2'-bipyrrolidine-salan derived complexes and their exploitation for the ring opening polymerisation of rac-lactide to afford highly isotactically enriched polymers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15967-15970
JournalChemical Communications
Volume50
Issue number100
Early online date4 Nov 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2014

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Ring opening polymerization
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Polymers
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dilactide

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Zirconium complexes of bipyrrolidine derived salan ligands for the isoselective polymerisation of rac-lactide. / Jones, Matthew D; Hancock, Stuart L; McKeown, Paul; Schäfer, Pascal M; Buchard, Antoine; Thomas, Lynne H; Mahon, Mary F; Lowe, John P.

In: Chemical Communications, Vol. 50, No. 100, 10.11.2014, p. 15967-15970.

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