Isospecific polymerization of racemic epoxides: a catalyst system for the synthesis of highly isotactic polyethers
AuthorsWidger, Peter C. B.
Ahmed, Syud M.
Thomas, Renee M.
Lobkovsky, Emil B.
Coates, Geoffrey W.
KAUST Grant NumberKUS-C1-018-02
Permanent link to this recordhttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/598678
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AbstractA highly active bimetallic cobalt catalyst system is reported for the polymerization of racemic terminal epoxides to yield isotactic polyethers. © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2010.
CitationWidger PCB, Ahmed SM, Hirahata W, Thomas RM, Lobkovsky EB, et al. (2010) Isospecific polymerization of racemic epoxides: a catalyst system for the synthesis of highly isotactic polyethers. Chem Commun 46: 2935. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b926888j.
SponsorsWe acknowledge the NSF (CHE-0809778) and the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST; Award No. KUS-C1-018-02) for support of this research. The authors are grateful for the help of T. Mourey at Kodak for polymer molecular weight determination.
PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
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