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Synthesis and structure of a molecular barium aminebis(phenolate) and its application as an initiator for ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters

Davidson, Matthew G. and O'Hara, Charles T. and Jones, Matthew D. and Keir, Callum G. and Mahon, Mary F. and Kociok-Kohn, Gabriele (2007) Synthesis and structure of a molecular barium aminebis(phenolate) and its application as an initiator for ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters. Inorganic Chemistry, 46 (19). pp. 7686-7688. ISSN 0020-1669

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Abstract

The synthesis and structural characterization of an unusual trinuclear barium aminebis(phenolate) complex are reported along with its application as an initiator for the ring-opening polymerization of epsilon-caprolactone and L-lactide.