Title: Chain end-group selectivity using an organometallic Al(iii)/K(i) ring-opening copolymerization catalyst delivers high molar mass, monodisperse polyesters

Authors (2): W. T. Diment, C. K. Williams

Themes: Circular Economy (2022)

DOI: 10.1039/d2sc02752f

Citations: 13

Pub type: journal-article

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

Issue: 29

License: [{"start"=>{"date-parts"=>[[2022, 7, 13]], "date-time"=>"2022-07-13T00:00:00Z", "timestamp"=>1657670400000}, "content-version"=>"vor", "delay-in-days"=>193, "URL"=>"http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/"}]

Publication date(s): 2022/07/29 (print) 2022 (online)

Pages: 8543-8549

Volume: 13 Issue: 29

Journal: Chemical Science

Link: [{"URL"=>"http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlepdf/2022/SC/D2SC02752F", "content-type"=>"unspecified", "content-version"=>"vor", "intended-application"=>"similarity-checking"}]

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d2sc02752f

A heterodinuclear Al(iii)/K(i) organometallic ring-opening copolymerization catalyst shows exceptional rates, end-group selectivity and good loading tolerance to deliver monodisperse polyesters with molar masses up to 91 kg mol−1.


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