alfin catalyst

alfin catalyst

[′al·fin ′kad·ə‚list]
(organic chemistry)
A catalyst derived from reaction of an alkali alcoholate with an olefin halide; used to convert olefins (for example, ethylene, propylene, or butylenes) into polyolefin polymers.
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