Cyclic polymers: Methods and strategies

Jia, Zhongfan and Monteiro, Michael J. (2012) Cyclic polymers: Methods and strategies. Journal of Polymer Science. Part A, Polymer Chemistry, 50 11: 2085-2097. doi:10.1002/pola.25999

Author Jia, Zhongfan
Monteiro, Michael J.
Title Cyclic polymers: Methods and strategies
Journal name Journal of Polymer Science. Part A, Polymer Chemistry   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0887-624X
Publication date 2012-06-01
Year available 2012
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1002/pola.25999
Volume 50
Issue 11
Start page 2085
End page 2097
Total pages 13
Place of publication Hoboken, NJ, United States
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Language eng
Abstract Cyclic polymers have different physical properties compared to their linear counterparts of the same molecular weight. These different properties could have potential impact in the production of new and exciting polymer products. For industry to commercialize such materials, cyclic polymers need to be made on large scales, have controlled molecular weight distributions, and have versatile chemical composition. This highlight article describes many of the synthetic methods and strategies for obtaining highly pure cyclic polymers, and presents kinetic attributes for some of the processes.
Keyword Addition polymerization
"Click'' chemistry
Living radical polymerization
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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