Cleavage and polymerization with the same catalyst: The catalyst system named in the title, which cleaves polyethylene and polypropylene under a hydrogen atmosphere, is also capable of polymerizing ethylene or propylene. This shows the close relationship between olefin insertion and β-alkyl elimination [Eq. (a), P = polymer chain].
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|State||Published - Apr 3 1998|
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