Chain transfer to polymer: a convenient route to macromonomers

John Chiefari, Justine Jeffery, Roshan T.A. Mayadunne, Graeme Moad, Ezio Rizzardo, San H. Thang

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A new process to prepare polyacrylate and polystyrene monomers is described. The method is clean, simple, and economical and involves heating a mixture of either acrylate or styrene monomer in an appropriate solvent with an azo or peroxy initiator at elevated temperatures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7700-7702
Number of pages3
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 2 Nov 1999
Externally publishedYes

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