Deceptively simple' process could boost plastics recycling -- K Trade Fair

'Deceptively simple' process could boost plastics recycling

Eva Harth, director of the Welch-UH Center for Excellence in Polymer Chemistry at the University of Houston, said the new method addresses a long-standing need for industrial plastics producers, without requiring a new catalyst or expensive additives. Image: University of Houston

Polymerization of internal alkenes proceeds via chain‐walking to give polymers with much higher branching than 1‐alkene analogues. Source: Angewandte Chemie

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