Recent Trend in Living Carbocationic Polymerization

Living 양이온 중합의 구성원리와 현재동향

  • Cho, Chang-Gi (Petrochemicals & Polymers, R & D center, Lucky Ltd.)
  • Received : 1991.09.24
  • Published : 1991.09.30


Carbocationic polymerization is widely applied to prepare polymers from electron-rich monomers. The reaction is usually uncontrollable due to many side reactions and explosively fast rate of polymerization. In a living polymerization, however, the reaction is controlled as designed, and many workers reported many successful cases recently. In this review several ways of living carbocationic polymerization were illustrated, and they were connected together under a basic principle.