[ 497POCHPC2V19 ] VL Polymer Chemistry 2

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Chemistry Oliver Brüggemann 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Polymer Chemistry 2019W
Objectives This lecture course covers aspects of polymer chemistry on an advanced level. Insights in specific syntheses, forms and characteristics of standard, technical and high-performance polymers are given.
  • Controlled / Living Radical Polymerization
  • Anionic Polymerization: Recent Advances
  • Cationic Polymerization of Ethylenic and Heterocyclic Monomers
  • Biosynthetic Routes to Polymers
  • Synthesis of Cyclic Macromolecules
  • Synthesis of Polyrotaxanes
  • Click polymers
  • Emulsion Polymerization and Copolymerization
  • Transition Metal-catalyzed Polycondensation and Polyaddition
  • Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization (ROMP)
  • Acyclic Diene Metathesis (ADMET)
  • Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Polymers
  • Chiral Polymers: Optically Active Vinyl and Vinylpyridine Polymers
  • Dendritic Molecules
  • Diels-Alder Ladder Polymers
  • High performance polymers (Aromatic polymers, Liquid crystal polymers, Heterocyclic polymers etc)
  • Polymers of Acrylic Acid, Methacrylic Acid, Maleic Acid and their Derivatives
  • Aromatic Polyethers
  • Polyurethanes
  • Polyimides
  • Poly(vinyl aldehydes), Poly(vinyl ketones) etc.
  • Metal-Containing Macromolecules
  • Photoconductive Polymers
  • Polymers for OLEDs
Criteria for evaluation Written examination
Methods Lecture Questions allowed during the lecture
Language English
Study material a) Principles of Polymer Chemistry. Odian.
b) Materials Science and Technology: Synthesis of Polymers, Schlüter, Cahn, Hasen, Kramer.
c) Handbook of Polymer Synthesis, Nuyken, Swift.
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture 497POCHPC2V10: VL Polymer Chemistry 2 (2,6 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment