1st Edition

Star and Hyperbranched Polymers

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ISBN 9780824719869
Published May 25, 1999 by CRC Press
360 Pages

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Book Description

Synthesizing the raw data needed for a wide variety of industrial applications, this work supplies up-to-date advanced in research on star, hyperbranched and dendritic polymers. It provides detailed descriptions of the size and shape of the molecules that make up these polymers, as well as their biological advances, low viscosity in solution and substrate-holding properties.

Table of Contents

Synthesis of branched polymers - an introduction; star-shaped polymers bia anionic polymerization methods; branched polymers via group transfer polymerization; star-shaped polymers via living cationic polymerization; star and hyperbranched polymers by transition metal catalysis; star polymers by immobilizing functional block copolymers; star polymers via a controlled sol-gel process; dendritic architectures by the convergent method; hyperbranched polymers; dendritic molecules by the divergent method; dilute solution properties of regular star polymers.

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Mishra\, Munmaya; Kobayashi\, Shiro