STABLE FREE RADICAL POLYMERIZATION PROCESS BASED ON THE OXIDATION OF HINDERED AMINES AND THE THERMOLYSIS OF N-OXIDES
Original Publication Date: 1996-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07
Xerox Disclosure Journal
Disclosed is Stable Free Radical Polymerization (SFRP) a process modification whereby the critical nitroxide species used is made in situ by the oxidation of a tertiary amhe or the thermolysis of an N-oxide. The main advantages of in situ generation is a saving on the high cost of the nitroxide species.