Silicon-Containing Dendritic Polymers by Petar R. DvornicSilicon-Containing Dendritic Polymers by Petar R. Dvornic

Silicon-Containing Dendritic Polymers

byPetar R. Dvornic

Paperback | October 28, 2010

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During the last two decades silicon-containing dendritic polymers have become one of the fastest growing areas of development in polymer science. The eruption of interest in these new polymers stems from their unprecedented molecular architecture, unique resulting properties and the realization that they represent ideal building blocks for chemical nanotechnology.

This is the first book to solely focus on silicon-containing dendritic polymers. The contributions of those experts who originally introduced each field or played a major role in its progress are reported. The developments in all major areas of this field are presented from their origins to the present. It is anticipated that this text will become an invaluable guide and vanguard of reference for experienced scientists interested in the fields of polymer and material science, synthetic chemistry, and nanotechnology. It will also serve advanced graduate students either as a source of creative inspiration or as a textbook for appropriate courses.

Title:Silicon-Containing Dendritic PolymersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:428 pagesPublished:October 28, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048177928

ISBN - 13:9789048177929

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Table of Contents

1. The Role of Silicon in Dendritic Polymer Chemistry Petar R. Dvornic and Michael J. Owen 2. Polysiloxane and Siloxane-Based Dendrimers Aziz Muzafarov and Evgenij Rebrov 3. Carbosilane Dendrimers Jacques Roovers and Jianfu Ding 4. Polysilane Dendrimers Masato Nanjo and Akira Sekiguchi 5. Polycarbosilazane and Related Dendrimers and Hyperbranched Polymers David Y. Son 6. Silyl Ether Containing Dendrimers with Cyclic Siloxane Cores Chungkyun Kim 7. Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane Dendrimers Katherine J. Haxton and Russell E. Morris 8. Organometallic Silicon-Containing Dendrimers and Their Electrochemical Applications Isabel Cuadrado 9. Polycarbosilane Dendrimers: Molecular Supports and Containers for Homogeneous Catalysis and Organic Synthesis Maaike Wander, Robertus J.M. Klein Gebbink, and Gerard van Koten 10. Liquid Crystalline Silicon-Containing Dendrimers with Terminal Mesogenic Groups Valery Shibaev and Natalia Boiko 11. Silicon-Organic Dendrimers Petar R. Dvornic, Michael J. Owen, and Rakesh Sachdeva 12. Hyperbranched Polycarbosilanes via Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions Leonard Interrante and Qionghua Shen 13. Hyperbranched Polycarbosilanes and Polycarbosiloxanes via Hydrosilylation Polymerization Hanna Schüle and Holger Frey 14. Rearranging Hyperbranched Silyl Ether Polymers Daniel Graiver 15. Cyclization Issues in Silicon-Containing Hyperbranched Polymers David Y. Son 16. HyperbranchedSilicon-Containing Polymers via Non-linear Bimolecular Polymerization Petar R. Dvornic and Dale J. Meier

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From the reviews:"This is the first book that is dedicated to the subject of silicon-containing dendritic polymers. . intended readers are individuals in a variety of fields including synthetic chemistry, polymer science, materials science, silicon chemistry and nanotechnology. . I highly recommend this excellent book to scientists in each of those respective fields. . very useful as reading material for an advanced level postgraduate course in either Polymer Science and Engineering or in Materials Science and Engineering. It is a welcome addition to the materials chemistry literature." (Stephen J. Clarson, Silicon, Vol. 1, 2009)