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RING-OPENING POLYMERIZATION

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Nature Catalysisvolume 1pages486487 (2018) | Download Citation

Control over the length and composition of polymers is key to controlling their properties. Now, a photoswitchable catalyst is shown to allow external control over reaction rates, chain lengths and even polymer composition in ring-opening polymerizations.

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