A highly electrophilic dicationic ruthenium-alkylidene complex is used in ring-opening metathesis polymerization and in cyclopolymerization.
A review of poly(ethylene terephthalate) nanofibrillar single polymer composites with superior mechanical performance.
The reversibility of non-covalent interactions combined with the intrinsic macroscopic properties of covalent polymers opens new perspectives for the design of polymer...
Researchers find a universal pair distribution function for polymers in the long-chain limit.
Japanese researchers report a novel hetero-stereocomplex formation for isotactic (S)- and (R)-configured biodegradable polyesters.
Researchers demonstrate that the fluorescence of PDPA in solid film can be tuned by copolymerization of monomers with different alkyl side chain...
Researchers have now quantified the effect of pressure on the atom-transfer radical polymerization of methyl methacrylate.
Block copolymers based on azobenzene-containing homo-polyesters have been investigated for use in future data storage technology.
Researchers have proposed mechanisms by which radical chain ends migrate around the surface in RAFT polymerization.
A. Auer and co-workers have now shown the application of atomistic calculations to unravel the elementary steps of the novel twin-polymerization reaction.