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Source-based nomenclature for single-strand homopolymers and copolymers (IUPAC Recommendations 2016)

Jones, Richard G, Kitayama, Tatsuki, Hellwich, Karl-Heinz, Hess, Michael, Jenkins, Aubrey D, Kahovec, Jaroslav, Kratochvil, Pavel, Mita, Itaru, Mormann, Werner, Ober, Christopher, and others. (2016) Source-based nomenclature for single-strand homopolymers and copolymers (IUPAC Recommendations 2016). Pure and Applied Chemistry, 88 (10-11). pp. 1073-1100. ISSN 0033-4545. (doi:10.1515/pac-2015-0702)


IUPAC recommendations on source-based nomenclature for single-strand polymers have so far addressed its application mainly to copolymers, non-linear polymers and polymer assemblies, and within generic source-based nomenclature of polymers. In this document, rules are formulated for devising a satisfactory source-based name for a polymer, whether homopolymer or copolymer, which are as clear and rigorous as possible. Thus, the source-based system for naming polymers is presented in a totality that serves as a user-friendly alternative to the structure-based system of polymer nomenclature. In addition, because of their widespread and established use, recommendations for the use of traditional names of polymers are also elaborated.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1515/pac-2015-0702
Uncontrolled keywords: apparent monomer; copolymer; end-groups; homopolymer; IUPAC; IUPAC nomenclature; monomer; nomenclature; polymers; polymer nomenclature; source-based names; traditional names
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry > QD431 Organic Chemistry- Biochemistry- Proteins, peptides, amino acids
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Physical Sciences > Functional Materials Group
Depositing User: R. Jones
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2019 13:57 UTC
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2019 10:27 UTC
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