Well-controlled and extremely rapid ring-opening metathesis polymerization of unusual oxanorbornene lactam esters by Grubbs third-generation catalyst is used to prepare a range of bio-based homo- and copolymers. Bio-derived oxanorbornene lactam monomers were prepared at room temperature from maleic anhydride and secondary furfuryl amines by using a 100 % atom economical, tandem Diels–Alder lactamization reaction, followed by esterification. Several of the resulting homo- and copolymers show good control over polymer molecular weight and have narrow molecular weight distributions.
|Number of pages||9|
|Early online date||17 May 2019|
|Publication status||Published - 11 Jun 2019|
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- homogeneous catalysis
- sustainable polymers
Data supporting rapid ring-opening metathesis polymerization of monomers obtained from biomass derived furfuryl amines and maleic anhydride
North, M. (Creator), Clark, J. H. (Contributor), Farmer, T. J. (Contributor), Ingram, I. D. V. (Contributor) & Whitwood, A. C. (Contributor), University of York, 2019