The synthesis and polymerization of a hyperbranched polyether macromonomer

C. J. Hawker, Jean Frechet*

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Abstract

A novel class of macromonomer, in which the macromolecular part is a hyperbranched dendritic polyether prepared by the 'convergent-growth' approach, is synthesized and characterized. Free-radical copolymerization with styrene at various feed ratios gives a series of unique copolymers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1507-1511
Number of pages5
JournalPolymer
Volume33
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

Keywords

  • dendrite
  • polyether macromonomer
  • synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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