In Ionic Polymerization and Related Processes, internationally recognised academic and industrial researchers discuss and debate the latest developments in the field. The major focus is on cationic polymerizations, but related anionic and controlled radical processes are also discussed.
Preface. Program. List of Participants. List of Contributors (Lecturers). Part I: Cationic Polymerization. Cationic Polymerizations at Elevated Temperatures by Novel Initiating Systems Having Weakly Coordinating Counteranions. 1. High Molecular Weight Polyisobutylenes; Z. Pi, et al. Cationic Polymerization: Industrial Processes and Applications; R.J. Pazur, H.H. Greve. New Branched Polyisobutenes and Butyl Rubbers by the Inimer Method; G. Langstein, et al. Newer Aspects of Photoinitiated Cationic Polymerization; J.V. Crivello. Cationic Macromolecular Design using Non(homo)polymerizable Monomers; Y.C. Bae,et al. Segmented Polymer Networks by Cationic Polymerization: Design and Applications; F.E. Du Prez, E.J. Goethals. Rate Constants and Reactivity Ratios in Carbocationic Polymerizations; H. Mayr. Photochemically Induced Cationic Photopolymerization of Vinyl Ethers and Oxethanes; O. Nuyken, M. Ruile. Kinetics of the Living Polymerization of Isobutylene; J.E. Puskas, et al. Kinetics and Mechanism of Living Cataionic Polymerization of Olefins; R.F. Storey,et al. Stopped-flow Technique and Cationic Polymerization Kinetics; J.P. Vairon, et al. Photoinitiated Cationic Polymerization; Y. Yagci.Part II: Anionic and Other Related Processes. A Forgotten Class of High Tg Thermoplastic Materials: Anionic Copolymers of Styrene and 1,1-Diphenylethylene. Synthesis, Toughening and Block Copolymerization with Butadiene; K. Knoll, et al. Control of Active Centers Reactivity in the High Temperature Bulk Anionic Polymerization of Hydrocarbon Monomers; A. Deffieux, et al. Arborescent Polymers: Highly Branched Homo- and Copolymers with Unusual Properties; M.Gauthier. Similarities and Discrepancies between Controlled Cationic and Radical Polymerizations; K. Matyjaszewski. Recent Developments in Anionic Synthesis of Model Graft Copolymers; J. Mays. Kinetics of Elementary Reactions in Cyclic Ester Polymerization; S. Penczek, etal. Synthesis and Properties of Amphiphilic and Functional Copolymers and Networks; R. Velichkova, et al. Modeling, Simulation and Control of Polymerization Processes: Some Aspects for Tailored Synthesis; A.F.Johnson, et al. Conference Photos.