Control of molecular weight in Ni(II)-catalyzed polymerization via the reaction medium

Damien Guironnet, Thomas Rünzi, Inigo Göttker-Schnetmann, Stefan Mecking

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Abstract

The reaction medium controls polymerization with highly active (κ2-P,O)-phosphinesulfonato nickel methyl complexes to afford polyethylenes ranging from low molecular weight (Mn) branched material to high molecular weight (Mn) strictly linear polymer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4965-4967
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number40
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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