Introduction to Synthesis of Elastomers

  • George Odian


Polymerization and crosslinking reactions used for the synthesis of elastomers are reviewed. Step and chain polymerizations are characterized in terms of the reaction variables which must be controlled to obtain an elastomer. Radical and ionic chain polymerizations are discussed as well as the structural variations possible through copolymerization and stereoregularity


Coordination Polymerization Isotactic Polypropylene Anionic Polymerization Thermoplastic Elastomer Lead Dioxide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Odian
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  1. 1.College of Staten IslandCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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