Synthesis, Structure and Attempted Polymerization of a Diepoxide Macrocycle

Author(s): Paul Yarincik, Jeffrey H. Glans.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 9 , Issue 8 , 2012

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Abstract:

A novel diepoxide containing paracyclophane was synthesized by peracid oxidation of a known paracyclophane diene. The resulting diepoxide was characterized. It was investigated as a potential monomer for a cyclophane containing polyether by cationic ring opening polymerization. None of the standard catalyst systems for such a polymerization were successful in producing polymer.

Keywords: Cationic polymerization, cyclophane, diepoxide, macrocycle, Dienes, literature, polymerization, Delta, x-frequency, Hofmann elimination.

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VOLUME: 9
ISSUE: 8
Year: 2012
Page: [545 - 548]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/157017812802850177
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