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Appl. Chem., Vol. 72, No. 7, pp. 1357-1363,
Special Topic Issue on Green Chemistry
Frontiers in green chemistry utilizing carbon dioxide for polymer
synthesis and applications
Jennifer L. Young and Joseph M. DeSimone
Department of Chemistry, Venable and Kenan Laboratories,
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3290 USA
Abstract: In the last ten years, there has been incredible growth
in research involving the use of carbon dioxide as an environmentally
benign solvent. This article will highlight polymer synthesis, characterization,
and applications in CO2 and place this research in the context
of both green chemistry and the latest developments in CO2
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