New synthetic techniques allow chemists to modify polymer microstructures more precisely than ever, making it possible to design materials that meet increasingly demanding performance requirements. Written and edited by experts in the field, Stereoselective Polymerization with Single-Site Catalysts reviews how the relative stereochemistry of

part 1|2 pages

Part I: Polypropylene: Catalysts and Mechanism

chapter 1|34 pages

Isotactic Polypropylene from C2- and Pseudo-C2-Symmetric Catalysts

ByReko Leino, Shirley Lin

chapter 2|46 pages

Fluorenyl-Containing Catalysts for Stereoselective Propylene Polymerization

ByCraig J. Price, Levi J. Irwin, David A. Aubry, Stephen A. Miller

chapter 6|12 pages

Stereoselective Propylene Polymerization with Early and Late Transition Metal Catalysts

ByHaruyuki Makio, Terunori Fujita

chapter 7|32 pages

Catalyst Structure and Polymer Tacticity: The Theory Behind Site Control in Propylene Polymerization

ByAnthony K. Rappé, Oleg G. Polyakov, Lynn M. Bormann-Rochotte

part 2|2 pages

Part II: Polypropylene: Applications of Tacticity

chapter 8|28 pages

Stereoblock Polypropylene

ByVincenzo Busico

chapter 9|42 pages

Elastomeric Homo-Polypropylene: Solid State Properties and Synthesis via Control of Reaction Parameters

BySabine Hild, Cecilia Cobzaru, Carsten Troll, Bernhard Rieger

chapter 11|16 pages

Functionalization of Tactic Polypropylenes

ByManfred Bochmann

part 3|2 pages

Part III: Other Monoolefin Monomers

chapter 13|18 pages

Stereocontrol in the Polymerization of Higher α-Olefin Monomers

ByMoshe Kol, Sharon Segal, Stanislav Groysman

chapter 14|36 pages

Tactic Polystyrene and Styrene Copolymers

ByHaiyan Ma, Jiling Huang

chapter 16|32 pages

Tactic Norbornene Homo- and Copolymers Made with Early and Late Transition Metal Catalysts

ByWalter Kaminsky, Michael Arndt-Rosenau

part 4|2 pages

Part IV: Diene Monomers and Olefin-Containing Polymers

chapter 17|28 pages

The Stereoselective Polymerization of Linear Conjugated Dienes

ByAntonio Proto, Carmine Capacchione

chapter 18|14 pages

The Stereoselective Polymerization of Cyclic Conjugated Dienes

ByMitsuru Nakano

chapter 20|44 pages

Stereochemistry of Polymers Formed by Metathesis Polymerization of Bicyclic and Polycyclic Olefins

ByDarragh Breen, Katherine Curran, Wilhelm Risse

chapter 21|22 pages

Stereoregularity of Polyacetylene and Its Derivatives

ByToshio Masuda, Masashi Shiotsuki, Junichi Tabei

part 5|2 pages

Part V: Functional and Non-Olefinic Monomers

chapter 23|34 pages

Stereoselective Acrylate Polymerization

ByEdward L. Marshall, Vernon C. Gibson

chapter 24|18 pages

Discrete Catalysts for Stereoselective Epoxide Polymerization

ByHiroharu Ajiro, Scott D. Allen, Geoffrey W. Coates

chapter 25|16 pages

Stereoselective Polymerization of Lactide

ByMalcolm H. Chisholm, Zhiping Zhou