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Joseph P Kennedy, Rudolf Faust: Living catalysts, complexes and polymers therefrom. University of Akron, Oldham & Oldham Co, March 20, 1990: US04910321 (83 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a novel catalyst composed of a complex of an organic acid or its ester and a Lewis acid, preferably boron trichloride that can add olefin monomers to increase the molecular weight of the complex from as low as 200 to in excess of a million, with the complex being active viz., ...


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Rudolf Faust, Hsien Chang Wang, Miklos Gyor: Living carbocationic polymerization process. Exxon Chemical Patents, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Myron B Kurtzman, John E Scheider, September 19, 1995: US05451647 (64 worldwide citation)

An olefin polymerization process is provided wherein an olefin chargestock is contacted with an organic compound polymerization initiator, a Lewis acid coinitiator and a pyridine compound such as 2,6-di-tert-butylpyridine to produce homopolymers, copolymers or block copolymers having a narrow molecu ...


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Joseph P Kennedy, Rudolf Faust: Living catalysts, complexes and polymers therefrom. Oldham Oldham & Wilson Co, June 16, 1992: US05122572 (52 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a novel catalyst composed of a complex of an organic acid or its ester and a Lewis acid, preferably boron trichloride that can add olefin monomers to increase the molecular weight of the complex from as low as 200 to in excess of a million, with the complex being active viz., ...


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Rudolf Faust, Savvas E Hadjikyriacou, Toshio Suzuki: Silyl-functional pseudo-telechelic polyisobutylene terpolymers. University of Massachusetts Lowell, Dow Corning Corporation Lowell, Alex Weitz, July 31, 2001: US06268451 (49 worldwide citation)

A method for preparing a moisture-curable, pseudo-telechelic, silyl-functional polyisobutylene terpolymer is disclosed, said method comprising reacting, in the presence of a Lewis acid and a solvent,


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Joseph P Kennedy, Rudolf Faust, Agota Fehervari: Continuous telechelic polymer process. The University of Akron, Oldham Oldham & Weber Co, February 4, 1986: US04568732 (37 worldwide citation)

Novel telechelic halogenated polymers of cationically polymerized olefin monomers are formed carrying from 2 to about 6 terminal halogens by a continuous polymerization method. The continuous polymerization method being achieved by feeding to a stirred reactor a first stream composed of a solvent so ...


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Rudolf Faust, Savvas E Hadjikyriacou, Aroop Kumar Roy, Toshio Suzuki: Living cationic polymers prepared from silyl-functional aromatic initiators. Dow Corning Corporation, University of Massachusetts, Alex Weitz, February 27, 2001: US06194597 (35 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a method for preparing a silyl-functional living cationic polymer which can be subsequently coupled to form a moisture-curable telechelic system, said method comprising reacting, in the presence of a Lewis acid,


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Rudolf Faust: Capping of living polymers. University of Massachusetts Lowell, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, October 14, 1997: US05677386 (34 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a process for the capping of a living polymer with a substituted or unsubstituted diphenyl alkylene. Diphenyl alkylene is defined to also include substituted or unsubstituted .alpha.-methoxystyrene, trans-stilbene, 1-isopropenylnapthalene and 2,4-dimethyl-.alpha.-methy ...


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Robert E Richard, Frederick H Strickler, Marlene C Schwarz, Rudolf Faust, Shrirang V Ranade, Michael N Helmus: Medical devices having porous polymeric regions for controlled drug delivery and regulated biocompatibility. Boston Scientific Scimed, Mayer & Williams PC, David B Bonham, September 17, 2013: US08535702 (32 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to phase separated polymeric regions and to their use in conjunction with implantable or insertable medical devices. In some aspects of the invention, phase separated polymeric regions are provided that include (a) at least one biostable polymeric phase and (b) at least ...


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Rudolf Faust: Coupling of polymers made by cationic polymerization. University of Massachusetts Lowell, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, November 25, 1997: US05690861 (31 worldwide citation)

A method for coupling a cationic polymer includes forming a reaction mixture of a cationic polymer and a bis(diphenylethylene). The reaction mixture is exposed to a temperature which causes the bis(diphenylethylene) to react with the cationic polymer, thereby coupling to cationic polymer. In another ...


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Rudolf Faust: Coupling of polymers made by cationic polymerization. University of Massachusetts Lowell, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, July 7, 1998: US05777044 (28 worldwide citation)

A method for coupling a cationic polymer includes forming a reaction mixture of a cationic polymer and a bis(diphenylethylene). The reaction mixture is exposed to a temperature which causes the bis(diphenylethylene) to react with the cationic polymer, thereby coupling the cationic polymer. In anothe ...