Organoboronium-functionalized polystyrenes as a new class of polycations

Chengzhong Cui, Frieder Jäkle

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The facile preparation of organoboronium polymers via spontaneous reaction of bromoborylated polystyrene with 2,2′-bipyridine is reported; these novel polycations represent an interesting alternative to commonly used ammonium-based polycations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2744-2746
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number19
StatePublished - 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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