Johannes Arend van Hensbergen, Robert P. Burford, Andrew B. Lowe
Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design (CAMD), School of Chemical Engineering,
University of New South Wales, Kensington, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia
The authors ROMP a simple oxonobornene derivative and then functionalize
the backbone of the polymer with different thio reagents. The
thiol-ene reaction is confirmed by NMR and most of the polymers retain
their relative low PDI's after functionalization.