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Polymers 2009, 1(1), 3-15; doi:10.3390/polym1010003
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Mild and Facile Synthesis of Multi-Functional RAFT Chain Transfer Agents

1,2,*  and 2
1 University of Warwick / Department of Chemistry, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK 2 University of Cambridge / Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1DQ, UK
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Received: 17 July 2009 / Revised: 13 October 2009 / Accepted: 19 October 2009 / Published: 19 October 2009
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Abstract

In this paper we will describe the synthesis and characterization of a series of novel chain transfer agents for application in reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer polymerization (RAFT). The facile and mild conditions used for the synthesis of these new chain transfer agents should allow for the application of these methods for the preparation of a wide range of multifunctional chain transfer agent species. Some initial polymerization data for these multifunctional chain transfer agents is also reported.
Keywords: RAFT; star polymers; multifunctional chain transfer agents RAFT; star polymers; multifunctional chain transfer agents
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O’Reilly, R.K.; Hansell, C. Mild and Facile Synthesis of Multi-Functional RAFT Chain Transfer Agents. Polymers 2009, 1, 3-15.

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