Polymer synthesis and modification by use of microwaves

  • Bardts M
  • Gonsior N
  • Ritter H
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Nowadays, microwave-assisted polymer chemistry is a rapidly growing field of research. In the last few years, various examples of reaction accelerations, selectivities, and higher yields have been reported. In this contribution, the current state of the art is summarized and an overview on microwave-assisted polymerizations is presented, whereby special attention is given to advantages and promising future trends in this intriguing field of research.

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  • Click chemistry
  • Microwave irradiation
  • Peptides
  • Polymerization
  • Ring-opening polymerization

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  • Mareike Bardts

  • Nina Gonsior

  • Helmut Ritter

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