A Computational Study of the Radical Ring-Opening Polymerization of Diphosphetanes

Michelle L. Coote, Mansoor Namazian, S. Bruce Wild

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Abstract

Radical ring-opening of four-membered 1,3-diphosphetanes appears to be a facile process of similar propensity and mechanism to that of the parent phosphetanes, but the greater kinetic stability of the diphosphetanes could make them more attractive precursors for polymerization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1189-1194
Number of pages6
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Volume63
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Aug 2010
Externally publishedYes

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