Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers / Edition 1

Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers / Edition 1

by Ronald D. Archer
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Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers / Edition 1

A balanced and concise coverage of inorganic polymers

Inorganic polymers contain elements other than carbon as part oftheir principal backbone structure and are known to exhibit a widerange of composition and structure. Emphasizing physicalproperties, chemical synthesis, and characterization of inorganicpolymers, Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers presents valuableand informative coverage of the field.

With numerous examples of real-world practical applications andend-of-chapter exercises, Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers issuitable for use as a text in special topics in organic and polymerchemistry courses. The book features useful sections on:

  • Classification schemes for inorganic polymers
  • Synthesis of inorganic polymers, including step-growthsyntheses, chain polymerizations, ring-opening polymerizations, andreductive coupling reactions
  • Practical inorganic polymer chemistry topics such as polymerelastomers, dental and medical polymers, lubricants, lithographicresists, pre-ceramics, and more

Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers is avaluable one-volume introduction for professional and studentinorganic chemists, polymer chemists, and materials scientists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471241874
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/28/2001
Series: Special Topics in Inorganic Chemistry Series , #2
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

RONALD D. ARCHER, PhD, is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Table of Contents


Inorganic Polymers and Classification Schemes.

Inorganic Polymer Syntheses.

Inorganic Polymer Characterization.

Practical Inorganic Polymer Chemistry.



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"In a text suitable for graduate student and professional inorganic chemists, polymer chemists, and material scientists, he [the author] introduces polymer classification schemes, inorganic polymer synthesis and characterization, and practical inorganic polymer chemistry." (SciTech Book News, Vol. 25, No. 3, September 2001)

"...more than a textbook and will find pleased readers not only among graduate students, but in a much broader audience...many will find it useful to have in their personal library, for quick reference. It is highly recommended to anyone interested in inorganic and organometallic polymer chemistry..." (Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic and Metal-organic Chemistry, Vol. 31, No. 6, 2001)

"...presents a good overview...this book is valuable for students..." (Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Vol. 40, No. 23, December 3, 2001)

"A fine overview of the field, suitable for undergraduate and graduate students." (Choice, Vol. 39, No. 6, February 2002)

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