Polymer catenanes via a supramolecularly templated ATRP initiator

Ajaykumar Bunha, Maria Celeste Tria, Rigoberto Advincula*

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Synthesis of polymer catenanes via a living radical polymerization and supramolecular template approach are demonstrated. The ring closure was performed via atom transfer radical cross coupling (ATRC) to obtain polymer catenanes from the linear polymer metal complex precursor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9173-9175
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Aug 28
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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