Single-site catalysts (polymer science)
Kaminsky, Walter Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.
- Classical catalysts
- Metallocene catalysts
- Other single-site catalysts
- Cycloolefin copolymers
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
Metallocenes and related compounds which have a single catalytic site and are used to produce uniform polymers and copolymers with tailored structures and physical properties. Metallocenes are “sandwich compounds” in which a π-bonded metal atom is situated between two aromatic ring systems (Fig. 1). See also: Catalysis; Metallocenes; Polymer
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