With contributions from leading international experts, this essential book gives comprehensive coverage of all areas of metallocene catalysts and metallocene-based polyolefins including details of the very latest developments.<br> <br> The manufacture of polyolefins by metallocene catalysts represents a revolution in the polymer industry. The last five years in particular have seen a dramatic increase in the volume of research into metallocenes and the maturing of metallocene technology.<br> <br> The following areas are covered in this comprehensive book: catalyst structure, comonomer incorporation, polymerization mechanisms and conditions, reactor configurations, special properties, comparison with conventional polyolefins, rheological and processing behavior and fields of application.<br> <br> This is an invaluable book for plastics engineers, polymer chemists, physicists, materials scientists, and all those working in the plastics manufacturing and processing industries.
MECHANISTIC ASPECTS OF METALLOCENE CATALYSTS.
Molecular Modeling Studies on Stereospecificity andRegiospecificity of Propene Polymerizations by Metallocences (P.Corradini, et al.).
Chiropicity of Metallocene Catalysts and Propene Polymerization (G.Di Silvestro).
Stereospecific Polymerization of Chiral -Olefins (A.Zambelli).
Computational Modeling of Single-site Polymerization Catalysts (T.Woo, et al.).
CYCLOOLEFINS, DIENES AND FUNCTIONALIZED OLEFINPOLYMERIZATION.
Homo- and Copolymerization of Cycloolefins by Metallocene Catalysts(W. Kaminsky & M. Arndt-Rosenau).
Metallocene Catalysts for 1,3-Diene Polymerization (L. Porri, etal.).
New Functionalized Olefin Copolymers Synthesized by Metallocenesand Novel Organometallic Catalysts (B. Lofgren & J.Seppala).
PLASTOMERS AND ELASTOMERS.
Constrained Geometry Single-site Catalyst Technology Elastomers andPlastomers for Impact Modifications and Automotive Applications (K.Sehanobish, et al.).
Structure, Properties and Applications of Polyolefin ElastomersProduced by Constrained Geometry Catalysts (T. Ho & J.Martin).
Packaging Applications Using Enhanced Polyethylenes and PolyolefinPlastomers Produced by Contrained Geometry Single-site Catalysts(K. Koch, et al.).
Measurement, Mathematical Modeling and Control of Distribution ofMolecular Weight, Chemical Composition and Long-chain Branching ofPolyolefins Made with Metallocene Catalysts (J. Soares & A.Penlidis).
Structure, Properties and Applications of Ethylene-StyreneInterpolymers (M. Guest, et al.).
Metallocene-Based Reactive Polyolefin Copolymers Containingp-Methylstyrene (T. Chung).
COMMERCIAL METALLOCENE POLYMERIZATION METHODS.
Applications of Metallocene Catalysts to Large-scale Slurry LoopReactors (D. Fahey, et al.).
Multi-catalyst Reactor Granule Technololgy for the Production ofMetallocene Polymers (J. Haylock, et al.).
Metallocene Catalyst Technology in a Bimodal Polymerization Process(H. Knuuttila, et al.).
RHEOLOGY AND PROCESSING OF METALLOCENE-BASED POLYMERS.
Rheological Properties of Metallocene-catalyzed Polyolefins in theMelt and Solid States and Comparison with Conventional Polyolefins(J. Carella & L. Quinzani).
Rheology and Processing of Metallocene-based Polyolefins (F.Eckstein, et al.).
Melt-rheological Characteristics of Metallocene-catalyzedPolyethylenes (D. Rohlfing & J. Janzen)
Extrusion Characteristics of Metallocene-based Polyolefins (C.Cheng).
APPLICATIONS OF METALLOCENE-BASED POLYOLEFINS.
Film Applications for Metallocene-based Propylene Polymers (A.Mehta, et al.).
Medical Applications of Metallocene-catalyzed Polyolefins (R.Portnoy & J. Domine).
Constrained Geometry-catalyzed Polyolefins in Durable and Wire andCable Applications (S. Betso, et al.).
Production and Use of Metallocene-based Polyethylene in RotomoldingApplications (A. Fatnes, et al.).
Series: Wiley Series in Polymer Science
Number Of Pages: 600
Published: 21st January 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 12.0
Weight (kg): 1.0
Edition Number: 1