Variety of Organometallic and Metal-Containing Polymers

  • Charles E. CarraherJr.
  • Charles U. PittmanJr.


The National Research Council has noted that the major impediment to progress in many areas including computers and biomedical science is the lack of suitable materials. Both the NSF and NRC have highlighted this need for new materials whose properities meet specific specifications. One area singled out for special attention has been organometallic polymers. This review will emphasize particular aspects of such metal-containing polymers including general synthetic routes, potential and actual applications and problems.


Coordination Polymer Ring Opening Polymerization Vinyl Monomer Pyromellitic Dianhydride Condensation Polymer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles E. CarraherJr.
    • 1
  • Charles U. PittmanJr.
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry, University/Industrial Chemical Research CenterMississippi State UniversityMississippi StateUSA

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