Hexaarm star-shaped polystyrenes by core-first method

Eric Cloutet*, Jean Luc Fillaut, Yves Gnanou, Didier Astruc

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The hexafunctional initiator C6[(CH2) 2p-C6H4CH(Cl)Me]6 is synthesized by Fe(η-C5H5)+ induced hexabenzylation of C6Me6 followed by regiospecific acetylation, NaBH 4 reduction and chlorination, and allows the living cationic polymerization of styrene which yields hexaarm star-shaped polymers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2433-2434
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number21
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

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