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Backbone-assisted reactions of polymers. 4. Preparation and Structural Rearrangement of Poly(3-Chlorothietane)

Zussman, Melvin P. and Tirrell, David A. (1982) Backbone-assisted reactions of polymers. 4. Preparation and Structural Rearrangement of Poly(3-Chlorothietane). Polymer Bulletin, 7 (9-10). pp. 439-443. ISSN 0170-0839. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:ZUSpb1982

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Abstract

The homopolymerization of 3-chlorothietane was accomplished using a variety of cationic initiators. Most successful was bulk polymerization at 0°C with ethyl trifiuoromethanesulfonate as initiator and with rapid stirring of the polymerizing mixture. Poly(3-chlorothietane) undergoes a facile structural rearrangement at 35°C in CD_2Cl_2, giving at equilibrium a copolymer containing 3-chlorothietane and (chloromethyl)thiirane repeating units in a ratio of approximately 6 to 4.


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Tirrell, David A.0000-0003-3175-4596
Additional Information:© 1982 Springer. Accepted June 1, 1982. The authors are pleased to acknowledge the following sources of support: an A.P. Sloan Fellowship to D.A.T., an Arco Chemicals, Inc. Graduate Fellowship to M.P.Z., and a grant from the Polymers Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF DMR 80-01629).
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