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Polymer synthesis and organotransition metal chemistry

Grubbs, Robert H. and Tumas, William (1989) Polymer synthesis and organotransition metal chemistry. Science, 243 (4893). pp. 907-915. ISSN 0036-8075. doi:10.1126/science.2645643.

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Mechanistic and synthetic studies in organometallic chemistry have provided considerable insight into olefin metathesis and Ziegler-Natta polymerization. New homogeneous olefin metathesis catalysts based on high oxidation state transition metals have opened new opportunities in polymer synthesis by providing unprecedented control in ring-opening polymerization of cyclic alkenes. The recent development of living coordinative polymerization systems has led to the preparation of a number of new, interesting materials, including block copolymers, conducting polymers or precursors, and ionophoric polymeric substrates.

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Additional Information:© 1989 American Association for the Advancement of Science. The authors thank the numerous past and present co-workers listed in the references. We acknowledge research support from NSF, NIH, Office of Naval Research, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Rohm and Haas, and the 3M Company. W.T. is also grateful for an NIH and a Chaim Weizmann postdoctoral fellowship while at Caltech.
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Official Citation:Grubbs, R., & Tumas, W. (1989). Polymer synthesis and organotransition metal chemistry. Science, 243(4893), 907-915. doi: 10.1126/science.2645643
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