Multinuclear alkylaluminium macrocyclic Schiff base complexes: influence of procatalyst structure on the ring opening polymerisation of ε-caprolactone

Abdessamad Arbaoui, Carl Redshaw, David L. Hughes

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Two remote dialkylaluminium centres supported by a macrocyclic Schiff base ligand exhibited beneficial cooperative effects, whilst aluminoxane-type bonding proved to be detrimental to activity for the ring opening polymerisation of e-caprolactone.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4717-4719
Number of pages13
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number39
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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