Catalyst-free Click Polymerization Using Nitrile
N-Oxides Applicable to Various Dipolarophiles
Multicomponent Polymerization Mediated by Click Chemistry
About this book
Click chemistry describes organic reactions which are highly efficient, regioselective and allow for mild reaction conditions. The archetypal click reaction of Cu(I)-catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloaddition (CuAAC) is used in many diverse areas and has been extensively developed for polymer synthesis, leading to the term of click polymerization. This technique enables the preparation of functional polymers with linear and topological structures that have the potential to be used in optoelectronics and biological fields.
Edited by world renowned experts, Click Polymerization is the first book to comprehensively summarize this approach to polymer synthesis consolidating all the different reaction types in one resource. From the basic knowledge through to the latest developments in synthesis, chapters include transition-metal catalysed and metal-free azide-alkyne click polymerizations as well as thiol-ene, thiol-yne and thiol-epoxy click polymerizations.
The book provides an authoritative guide to click polymerization techniques for graduate students and researchers interested in polymer chemistry and materials science.
Ben Zhong Tang received his BS and PhD degrees from SCUT and Kyoto University in1982 and 1988, respectively. He conducted his postdoctoral work at University of Toronto and worked as a senior scientist in Neos Co.,Ltd. in 1989– 1994. He joined HKUST in 1994 and was promoted to Chair Professor in 2008. He was elected to fellowships of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2013) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2009). He was awarded a number of prizes, such as Khwarizmi International Award (Iranian Organization for Science & Technology), State Natural Science Award (Chinese Government), MACRO2012 Lecture Award (ACS PMSE Division), and Senior Research Fellowship (Croucher Foundation). He has published >700 papers and his papers have been cited by peers for >20,000 times with an H index of 87. He has delivered >200 invited lectures at international conferences. He is serving as a News Contributor to Noteworthy Chemistry (ACS) and Editor-in-Chief of Polymer Chemistry Series and Associate Editor of Polymer Chemistry (RSC).
Anjun Qin received his BS and PhD degrees from Shanxi University and Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999 and 2004, respectively. He did his postdoctoral research at The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) and Zhejiang University in 2005–2008. He joined Zhejiang University as an Associate Professor in 2008 and moved to South China University of Technology (SCUT) with promotion to Full Professor in 2013. He has published 160 papers and his papers have been cited by peers about 3700 times with an H index of 38. He was awarded the National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars in 2012.