Polymerization of Phosphonitrilic Chlorides

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IT has been stated1 that phosphonitrilic chlorides polymerize by a free-radical mechanism. If this were so the reaction could be initiated by high-energy radiation.

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MANLEY, T. Polymerization of Phosphonitrilic Chlorides. Nature 184, 899–900 (1959) doi:10.1038/184899b0

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