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Table of Contents
- Chapter headings and sub-headings: Introduction. General aspects. Definitions and reaction types. Scope and limitations. Cycloolefin Monomers. Types and Syntheses. Monomers for cationic polymerization. Monomers for anionic polymerization. Monomers for Ziegler-Natta polymerization. Monomers for ring-opening metathesis polymerization. Synthesis of cycloolefin monomers. Catalytic Systems. Cationic catalysts. Anionic catalysts. Ziegler-Natta catalysts. Ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP) catalysts. Synthesis of catalysts for cycloolefin polymerization. Reaction Conditions. Monomer concentration. Catalyst concentration. Ratio of reactants. Premixing time of reaction components. Addition of reaction components. Reaction time. Reaction temperature. Reaction medium. Inhibitors. Activators. Reaction pressure. Effect of agitation. Cationic Polymerization of Cycloolefins. Cationic polymerization of monocyclic olefins. Cationic polymerization of bicyclic olefins. Cationic polymerization of polycyclic olefins. Anionic Polymerization of Cycloolefins. General aspects. Ziegler-Natta Polymerization of Cycloolefins. Polymerization of monocyclic olefins. Polymerization of bicyclic olefins. Polymerization of polycyclic olefins. Polymerization of functionalized cycloolefins. Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Cycloolefins. Ring-opening polymerization of monocyclic olefins. Ring-opening polymerization of bicyclic olefins. Ring-opening polymerization of polycyclic monomers. Polymerization of Functionalized Cycloolefins. General considerations. Four-membered ring monomers. Five-membered ring monomers. Six-membered ring monomers. Eight-membered ring monomers. Higher monocyclic olefins. Functionalized bicyclic olefins. Functionalized polycyclic olefins. Polymerization of Heterocyclic Olefins. Four-membered ring monomers. Five-membered ring monomers. Heteroatom-containing norbornenes and norbornadienes. Seven-membered ring monomers. High-membered ring monomers. Copolymerization Reactions of Cycloolefins. Introduction; reaction types. Cationic copolymerization of cycloolefins. Ziegler-Natta copolymerization of cycloolefins. Ring-opening metathesis copolymerization of cycloolefins. Structure and Properties of Poly(cycloolefin)s. Structure of poly(cycloolefin)s. Solution properties. Solid state properties. Thermodynamic Aspects of Cycloolefin Polymerization. Thermodynamic stability of cycloolefin monomers. Thermodynamic parameters of cycloolefin polymerization. Thermodynamic equilibrium in ring-opening metathesis polymerization. Reaction Kinetics. Kinetics of cationic polymerization. Kinetics of Ziegler-Natta polymerization. Kinetics of ring-opening metathesis polymerization. Aspects of Reaction Mechanism. Mechanism of cationic polymerization of cycloolefins. Mechanism of anionic polymerization of cycloolefins. Mechanism of Ziegler-Natta polymerization of cycloolefins. Mechanism of ring-opening metathesis polymerization of cycloolefins. Features of metallacarbene/metallacyclobutane mechanism. Stereochemistry of Cycloolefin Polymerization. Steric efffects in cationic polymerization. Steric configuration of vinyl polymers. Stereoselectivity in Ziegler-Natta polymerization. Steric configuration of polyalkenamers. Stereoselectivity in ring-opening metathesis polymerization. Tacticity of polyalkenamers. The nature of steric interactions in ROMP. Related Processes. Catalytic polymerization of olefins and dienes. Atom transfer radical polymerization of vinyl compounds. Metathesis reactions of olefins and acetylenes. Acyclic diene methatesis (ADMET) and acyclic diyne methatesis (ADIMET) polymerization. Carbonyl olefination reactions. Metathesis degradation of unsaturated polymers. Catalytic polymerization of acetylenes. Ring-opening polymerization of heterocycles. Miscellaneous processes. Practical Applications and Future Outlook. Commercial products. Products of interest for industry. Potential applications. Future outlook. Subject Index. References with all chapters.
- No. of pages: 1292
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2000
- Published: June 1, 2000
- Imprint: Elsevier Science
- eBook ISBN: 9780080528625
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