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Chain-Growth Polymerization of 2-Chlorothiophenes Promoted by Lewis Acids

By Baltasar Bonillo Fernandez and Timothy Manning Swager


Lewis acids promote the polymerization of several 2-chloroalkylenedioxythiophenes, providing high-molecular-weight conjugated polymers. The proposed mechanism is a cationic chain-growth polymerization, as confirmed by end-capping reactions and a linear correlation of molecular weight with percent conversion. The “living” character of this process was used to prepare new block copolymers.United States. Air Force Office of Scientific Research (FA9550-10-1-0395

Publisher: American Chemical Society (ACS)
Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.1021/ja308498h
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.mit.edu:1721.1/84605
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