Kumada Rearrangement of Polydimethylsilane Using a Catalytic Process


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Polycarbosilane was synthesized from polydimethylsilane in the presence of ZSM-5 (Si/Al=30) as a catalyst at 350oC-400oC. Characterization of synthesized polycarbosilane was performed with 29Si Solid NMR, FT-IR, and GPC analysis. Number average of molecular weight (Mn) of the polycarbosilane was ranged from 350 to 2340.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 317-318)

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T. Ohji, T. Sekino and K. Niihara




Y. Kim et al., "Kumada Rearrangement of Polydimethylsilane Using a Catalytic Process", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 317-318, pp. 85-88, 2006

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August 2006




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