Polar, non-coordinating ionic liquids as solvents for the alternating copolymerization of styrene and CO catalyzed by cationic palladium catalysts

M.A. Klingshirn, G.A. Broker, John Holbrey, K.H. Shaughnessy, Robin Rogers

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Abstract

The palladium-catalyzed copolymerization of styrene and CO in an ionic liquid solvent, 1-hexylpyridinium bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl) imide, gave improved yields and increased molecular weights compared to polymerizations run in methanol.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1394-1395
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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