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Issue 2, 2011
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Poly(carbonate-urethane): an isocyanate-free procedure from α,ω-di(cyclic carbonate) telechelic poly(trimethylene carbonate)s

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Abstract

A simple isocyanate-free method to synthesize poly(trimethylene carbonate hydroxy-urethane)s is described. The strategy first involves the synthesis of α,ω-di(cyclic carbonate) telechelic polycarbonate precursors upon ring-opening polymerization of trimethylene carbonate using a cyclic carbonate alcohol as chain transfer agent, followed by the ring-opening polyaddition of the terminal cyclic carbonate with a diamine. Such poly(carbonate-hydroxyurethane)s exhibit macromolecular carbonate segments of tunable length/molar mass.

Graphical abstract: Poly(carbonate-urethane): an isocyanate-free procedure from α,ω-di(cyclic carbonate) telechelic poly(trimethylene carbonate)s

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The article was received on 14 Oct 2010, accepted on 26 Nov 2010 and first published on 13 Dec 2010


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00686F
Citation: Green Chem., 2011,13, 266-271
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    Poly(carbonate-urethane): an isocyanate-free procedure from α,ω-di(cyclic carbonate) telechelic poly(trimethylene carbonate)s

    M. Helou, J. Carpentier and S. M. Guillaume, Green Chem., 2011, 13, 266
    DOI: 10.1039/C0GC00686F

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