Synfacts 2009(2): 0149-0149  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1087494
Synthesis of Materials and Unnatural Products
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Functional End-Capping for PE

Contributor(s): Timothy M. Swager, Jose M. Lobez
R. Briquel, J. Mazzolini, T. Le Bris, O. Boyron, F. Boisson, F. Delolme, F. D’Agosto*, C. Boisson, R. Spitz
Université de Lyon, Villeurbanne, Service de RMN du Réseau des Polyméristes Lyonnais and CNRS USR 59 SCA, Echangeur de Solaize, France
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Publication Date:
22 January 2009 (online)


The efficient introduction of functionality in the main chain of polyolefins like polyethylene (PE) when using a catalytic polymerization is challenging. Dipolyethylenylmagnesium compounds are presented as a means of obtaining such blocks.