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Synthesis and Reactions of Halogenated Polyethers and Polysulfides

Zussman, Melvin P. and Shih, Jenn S. and Wicks, Douglas A. and Tirrell, David A. (1988) Synthesis and Reactions of Halogenated Polyethers and Polysulfides. In: Chemical Reactions on Polymers. ACS Symposium Series. No.364. American Chemical Society , Washington, DC, pp. 60-71. ISBN 9780841214484.

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Polyepichlorohydrin (PECH) is well known as a reactive elastomer. Displacement at the carbon-chlorine bond of PECH has been accomplished with a wide variety of nucleophilic reagents, for the purposes of polymer modification, grafting and cross1inking. On the other hand, the PECH structure is hardly optimal from the point of view of its reactivity as a substrate for nucleophilic substitution: chloride is modest in its leaving group ability, and the β-branch point (i.e. the chain backbone) would be expected to depress reaction rates by a factor of 10 or so.

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Additional Information:© 1988 American Chemical Society. This work was supported by grants from the Polymers Program of the National Science Foundation. Support of our research by an NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award is also gratefully acknowledged.
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Official Citation:Synthesis and Reactions of Halogenated Polyethers and Polysulfides Melvin P. Zussman, Jenn S. Shih, Douglas A. Wicks, and David A. Tirrell Chemical Reactions on Polymers. December 22, 1988, 60-71
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