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What's new with CO2? Recent advances in its copolymerization with oxiranes

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The present review highlights recent advances in the copolymerization of carbon dioxide (CO2) and epoxides (oxiranes) to produce polycarbonates with specific regard for catalysts designed to afford high selectivity for copolymer versus cyclic carbonate formation.

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The article was received on 18 Jun 2012, accepted on 17 Jul 2012 and first published on 19 Jul 2012


Article type: Tutorial Review
DOI: 10.1039/C2GC35928F
Green Chem., 2012,14, 2665-2671

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    What's new with CO2? Recent advances in its copolymerization with oxiranes

    D. J. Darensbourg and S. J. Wilson, Green Chem., 2012, 14, 2665
    DOI: 10.1039/C2GC35928F

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