condensation polymerization


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condensation polymerization

[‚kän·dən′sā·shən pə‚lim·ə·rə′zā·shən]
(organic chemistry)
The stepwise reaction between functional groups of reactants in which a high-molecular-weight polymer is formed only after a large number of steps, for example, the reaction of dicarboxylic acids with diamines to form a polyamide.
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First, the copolymer can be synthesized using mild conditions via cationic polymerization instead of high temperature melt condensation polymerization.
The condensation polymerization may be exemplified by the following process:
Polyamide and polyurethane polymers from diacids are typically produced by condensation polymerization.
The Influence of n (urea):n (DPrC) on polymerization degree of PCUO average degree of polymer generally increases as reaction time goes on for further condensation polymerization, however, the PCUO and urea will decompose in to lower degree of PCUO and ammonia respectively.
Condensation polymerization was performed in the melt and under vacuum in a batch reactor.
Catalyst-Transfer Condensation Polymerization for Precision Synthesis of p-Conjugated Polymers (Tsutomu Yokozawa).