Cross metathesis functionalization of polyolefins

Robert T. Mathers, Geoffrey W. Coates

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A cross metathesis strategy is reported for the post-polymerization functionalization of the pendant vinyl groups present in a range of polyolefin architectures. This represents a general strategy for the synthesis of tailored random and block copolymers as well as homopolymers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)422-423
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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