Synthesis and structure of a molecular barium aminebis(phenolate) and its application as an initiator for ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters

Matthew G. Davidson, Charles T. O'Hara, Matthew D. Jones, Callum G. Keir, Mary F. Mahon, Gabriele Kociok-Kohn

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Abstract

The synthesis and structural characterization of an unusual trinuclear barium aminebis(phenolate) complex are reported along with its application as an initiator for the ring-opening polymerization of epsilon-caprolactone and L-lactide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7686-7688
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Volume46
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Sep 2007

Keywords

  • intermolecular chain transfer
  • epsilon caprolactone
  • lactide polymerization
  • organometallic compounds
  • organocalcium halides
  • calcium
  • magnesium
  • complexes
  • strontium
  • zinc

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