Kinetic and mechanistic similarities between reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer intermediate and acrylate midchain radicals

Christopher Barner-Kowollik, Thomas Junkers

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Abstract

This contribution highlights the mechanistic and kinetic similarities as well as differences between midchain radicals occurring in both acrylate free radical polymerization as well as reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer mediated processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1293-1297
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry
Volume49
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • acrylate free radical polymerization
  • kinetics (polym.)
  • macromonomers
  • midchain radicals (MCRs)
  • reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT)

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