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Title: Strain-controlled photoreactivity of (1)ferrocenophanes and living crystallization-driven self-assembly of polyferrocene-based block copolymers
Author: Ieong, Nag Sze
Awarding Body: University of Bristol
Current Institution: University of Bristol
Date of Award: 2009
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Abstract:
This Thesis describes three major projects which cover three distinctive areas, namely, organometallic, polymer and materials chemistry. Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the Thesis. First, an overview of strained cycles is given, with particular emphasis on strained [1]ferrocenophanes which includes an overall description of strain related structural properties and their influence in ring-opening reactions. Then strained rings as precursors to polymers by ring-opening polymerization (ROP) is discussed with special focus on the polyferrocenylsilane (PFS) based homopolymers and block polymers obtained from ROP of strained sila[1]ferrocenophane monomers.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.503875  DOI: Not available
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