05393721 is referenced by 59 patents and cites 21 patents.

The present invention is directed toward artionic polymerization employing lithio amines mixed with an organic alkali metal compound and optionally, a chelating reagent. The lithio amines have the general formula (A)Li(SOL)y, where SOL is a solubilizing component, A is an alkyl, dialkyl, cycloalkyl or dicycloalkyl amine radical or a cyclic amine, and y is 0 or is from about 0.5 to about 3. The invention is also directed toward polymers and other products made using the initiator, and methods therefor. Further, the invention contemplates a polymer, a polymer composition and products therefrom, which include a functional group from the reaction product of an amine and an organolithium compound. The resulting polymers may be terminated with a terminating, coupling or linking agent, which may provide the polymer with a multifunctionality.

Title
Anionic polymerization initiators and reduced hysteresis products therefom
Application Number
7/962373
Publication Number
5393721
Application Date
October 16, 1992
Publication Date
February 28, 1995
Inventor
Yoichi Ozawa
Ogawahigashimachi
JP
Koichi Morita
Ogawahigashimachi
JP
David F Lawson
Uniontown
OH, US
Takashi Kitamura
Akron
OH, US
Agent
Daniel N Hall
Assignee
Bridgestone Corporation
JP
IPC
C08F 36/04
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