Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1993, 58, 2523-2534

The Synthesis of Branched Poly(methyl methacrylate)

Claudio G. Dos Santosa, Aubrey D. Jenkinsa, David R. M. Waltona, Jaroslav Stejskalb and Pavel Kratochvílb

a School of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QJ, U.K.
b Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 162 06 Prague 6, Czech Republic


The synthesis of branched poly(methyl methacrylate) is described. The method used is based on an anionic technique with initiation by enolate ions. details of product characterization are included.