Controlled electroinduced polymerization of methyl methacrylate in the presence of catalytic amount of cerium(IV)

Sarac A., OZKARA S., Ustamehmetoglu B., SEZER E.

JOURNAL OF MACROMOLECULAR SCIENCE-PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY, no.2, pp.193-207, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


By using the advantage of the electroinduced system being ecologically preferred system to chemical polymerizations, controlled electroinduced Methyl methacrylate (MMA) polymerization was realized with high yields and in short period of times by the use of catalytic amount of cerium(IV) [Ce(IV)] which is continuously regenerated. Progress of polymerization was followed electrochemically (cyclovoltametry, CV) and spectrophotometrically(Uv-vis spectrophotometry, by the absorbance changes of catalyst).