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Handbook of Metathesis, Volume 3. Polymer Synthesis. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 3089750
  • Book
  • 424 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The tremendous success of the metathesis reaction over the last decade is reflected in its huge impact on organic, polymer, and organometallic chemistry. It is highly reliable and produces few by–products, making it environmental friendly. Beside its academic use, many industrial applications in petrochemistry, agro– and pharmachemistry, as well as in the field of fine chemicals and material science have been developed and further underscore the importance of this fascinating reaction.

The second edition of the "bible" in this field is completely updated and features more than 80% new content, with emphasis on new developments in the field, especially in industrial applications. No other book covers the topic in such a comprehensive manner and in such high quality.

Edited by the Nobel laureate R. H. Grubbs, and E. Khosravi, this volume focuses on polymer synthesis. With a list of contributors that reads like a "Who′s–Who" of metathesis, this is an indispensable one–stop reference for chemists in academia and industry.

Other volumes available:

Volume 1: Catalyst Development and Mechanism, Editors: R. H. Grubbs and A. G. Wenzel

Volume 2: Applications in Organic Synthesis, Editors: R. H. Grubbs and D. J. O´Leary
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Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP)

Synthesis of Homo– and Co–polymers

Latent ruthenium initiators for ROMP

ROMP of oxygen containing norbornene derivatives

Synthesis of biodegradable graft copolymers

Biological Applications of ROMP polymers

Self–healing materials

Synthesis of thermally degradable thermosets

Supramolecular polymers

ADMET Polymerization

Polymers from bio materials using metathesis

Telechelic polymers

Polydicyclopentadiene and applications

Modification of polyolefins

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Robert H. Grubbs
Ezat Khosravi
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