Affordable Access

Publisher Website

A spectacular increase in the polymerisation rate of 2,6-dimethylphenol induced by acetonitrile

Authors
Journal
European Polymer Journal
0014-3057
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
37
Issue
7
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0014-3057(00)00259-7
Keywords
  • Poly(2
  • 6-Dimethyl-1
  • 4-Phenylene Ether)
  • Poly(1
  • 4-Phenylene Ether)
  • Phenol Oxidative Coupling
  • Acetonitrile
  • Copper Catalysis
  • 1-Methylimidazole (Meim)

Abstract

Abstract The oxidative polymerisations of 2,6-dimethylphenol with copper-(1-methylimidazole) complexes as the catalyst precursor compounds in different solvents showed the catalysts to be extremely active when using acetonitrile. Acetonitrile can act as a labile ligand for copper and also prevent the catalyst to become poisoned due to hydrolysis. Addition of increasing amounts of water leads to a progressive deactivation of the catalyst.

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.

Statistics

Seen <100 times
0 Comments

More articles like this

Effects of O−2and SF6vibrational energy on the rat...

on International Journal of Mass... Jan 01, 1994

ATP6v0d2 deficiency increases bone mass, but does...

on Biochemical and Biophysical Re... Dec 03, 2010

Synthesis and polymerisation of bis(η-styrene)moly...

on Journal of Organometallic Chem... Jan 01, 1986
More articles like this..