The kinetics of propene and hexene polymerisation with [(SBI)ZrR]+X: evidence for monomer-dependent early or late transition states

Fuquan Song, Roderick D. Cannon, Manfred Bochmann

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Whereas the rates of propene polymerisation catalysed by zirconocene ion pairs are strongly anion-dependent, hexene polymerisations are not; the findings demonstrate the existence of very different kinetic regimes for two closely related reactions.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)542-543
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 2004

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