publication . Thesis . 1993

The interaction of metal carbonyl compounds with organic polymers and monomers

Lyons, Michael P.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 1993
  • Publisher: Dublin City University. School of Chemical Sciences
  • Country: Ireland
The photochemistry of W(CO)6, Mo(CO)6, and Cr(CO)6 in the presence of monomeric and polymeric triphenylphosphine ligands was investigated in toluene solution, using laser flash photolysis with 355nm excitation. The mechanism and kinetics of interaction of the primary photoproducts M(CO)5(toluene) (M = W, Mo, or Cr) with the various monomeric ligands were investigated. Interaction of the metal carbonyl photofragments with various homopolymers is also discussed. The polymerisation methods used resulted in polymers with either cyano end-groups or methyl end-groups. The nature of the end-group proved to be important in interpreting the observed reaction kinetics. Th...
free text keywords: Photochemistry, Chemistry, Analytical chemistry; Ligands
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