Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Ring-Opening Reactivity

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_10070

n A polymerization in which cyclic monomer is converted into a polymer which does not contain rings. The monomer rings are opened up and stretched out in the polymer chain.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA