Insertion metathesis depolymerization of aromatic disulfide-containing dynamic covalent polymers under weak intensity photoirradiation

Tomoyuki Ohishi, Yoko Iki, Keiichi Imato, Yuji Higaki, Atsushi Takahara, Hideyuki Otsuka

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Abstract

Aromatic disulfide bonds become dynamic in a radical process under weak intensity photoirradiation and can undergo metathesis. Aryl disulfide-containing dynamic covalent polyurethanes were prepared by the polyaddition of disulfidecontaining diol and diisocyanate compounds. To determine the dynamic nature of the aryl disulfide-containing polymers, insertion metathesis depolymerization was performed under weak intensity photoirradiation at room temperature. The molecular weights of the dynamic covalent polymers decreased as the irradiation time increased.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1346-1348
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume42
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)

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