Olefin Metathesis Reactions

by Savannah Hall, Tennessee Tech University

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These animations were created by TTU undergraduate chemical engineering student Savannah Hall under the direction of TTU Chemistry Faculty Instructor Janet Coonce. Contact: jcoonce@tntech.edu. www.tntech.edu


Special thanks to the Tennessee Tech University (TTU) Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (URECA!) Program and the 2015 TTU Summer Research Grant for providing funding for this project.

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Selected References:

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Baughman, T. W.; Wagener, K. B. Recent Advances in ADMET Polymerization. Adv. Polym. Sci. 2005, 176, 1-42.

Casey, C. P. 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. J. Chem. Educ. 2006, 83, 192-195.

Schrock, Richard R. "Synthesis of Stereoregular Polymers through Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization." Accounts of Chemical Research. Article ASAP. Publication Date (Web): June 6, 2014.