Poly(vinyl alcohol) star polymers prepared via MADIX/RAFT polymerisation

Martina H. Stenzel, Thomas P. Davis, Christopher Barner-Kowollik

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Poly(vinyl acetate) stars were prepared using MADIX/RAFT polymerisation mediated by xanthates. The polymerisation shows living characteristics with molecular weight increasing with conversion. The subsequent hydrolysis of these three and four arm stars led to the formation of poly(vinyl alcohol) stars.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1546-1547
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 2004
Externally publishedYes

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