Polymerization of propadiene. II. Catalyst systems based on 3d transition metals and various stabilizing ligands

J.E. van den Enk, H.J. van der Ploeg

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A variety of catalyst systems based on 3d transition metals, i.e., V(III), Cr(III), Mn(II), Fe(II), Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II), and various stabilizing ligands, i.e., propadiene, methylacetylene, phenylacetylene, and 1,4-butadiene, were prepared. The activity of these catalytic systems towards the polymerization of a series of monomers (propadiene, methylacetylene, phenylacetylene, 1,4-butadiene, ethene, and propene) is investigated. Optimum conditions for the preparation of 1,2-polyallene, polymethylacetylene and polyphenylacetylene are given.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2403-2407
JournalJournal of Polymer Science, Part A-1: Polymer chemistry
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1971
Externally publishedYes

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