Concerning the stereochemistry of poly(lactide), PLA. Previous assignments are shown to be incorrect and a new assignment is proposed

Malcolm H. Chisholm, Suri S. Iyer, Michael E. Matison, David G. McCollum, Marty Pagel

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Abstract

HETCOR NMR spectra reveal that previous assignments of the stereochemistry of poly(lactide) derived from rac and meso-lactide are incorrect; an alternative assignment is made at the tetrad level of resolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1999-2000
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
StatePublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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