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Installing lactone chain termini during photoinduced polymerization

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Abstract

We exploit the Thorpe–Ingold effect as a spontaneous end group transformation method during photo-induced polymerization of methacrylates using the functional (2-hydroxy-4′-(2-hydroxyethoxy)-2-methylpropiophenone) species as radical photoinitiator. Herein, the isopropyl hydroxyl function endows the polymer with geminal methyl groups inducing an angular compression, enabling through close proximity a ring-closing reaction between the hydroxyl group and the ester motif.

Graphical abstract: Installing lactone chain termini during photoinduced polymerization

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Submitted
23 Mar 2018
Accepted
13 Apr 2018
First published
13 Apr 2018

Polym. Chem., 2018,9, 3336-3341
Article type
Communication
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Installing lactone chain termini during photoinduced polymerization

A. Lauer, J. Steinkoenig, P. Jöckle, A. Kelterer, A. N. Unterreiner and C. Barner-Kowollik, Polym. Chem., 2018, 9, 3336
DOI: 10.1039/C8PY00457A

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