Critically evaluated propagation rate coefficients in free-radical polymerizations: Part III. Methacrylates with cyclic ester groups: (IUPAC technical report)

Sabine Beuermann, M. Buback, T. Davis, R. Hutchinson, B. Klumperman, A. Kajiiwara, A. Abe, I. Ando, M. Barón, D. Berek, H. Chan, J. Y.F. Chen, G. Costa, J. Economy, G. Fuller, R. G. Gilbert, M. Hess, S. Hvilsted, K. Horie, J. I. JinR. G. Jones, A. R. Khokhlov, P. Kratochvíl, P. Kubisa, H. M. Laun, J. P. Pascault, S. Penczek, J. M. Perena, E. Reichmanis, R. D. Sanderson, J. V. Seppälä, A. De Souza Gomes, R. F.T. Stepto, D. Tabak, H. Tenhu, J. P. Vairon, J. Vohlidal, F. Wang, W. J. Work

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Propagation rate coefficients, kp, as a function of temperature, are reported for bulk free-radical homopolymerizations of oxiranylmethyl, cyclohexyl, and benzyl methacrylate at ambient pressure and low conversion. The data were obtained from experiments combining pulsed-laser initiated polymerization and size-exclusion chromatography. The data determined from experiments carried out in independent laboratories obey the consistency criteria established for this technique. The rate coefficients for the three monomers are well represented by a single Arrhenius relation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1091-1096
Number of pages6
JournalPure and Applied Chemistry
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2003
Externally publishedYes

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