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Adel Farhan Halasa, Wen Liang Hsu, David John Zanzig, Paul Harry Sandstrom, Steven Kristofer Henning, Danielle Lucas: Process for preparing high vinyl polbutadiene rubber. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, August 5, 1997: US05654384 (25 worldwide citation)

This invention reveals a process for preparing high vinyl polybutadiene rubber which comprises polymerizing 1,3-butadiene monomer with a lithium initiator at a temperature which is within the range of about 5.degree. C. to about 100.degree. in the presence of a sodium alkoxide and a polar modifier, ...


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Stephan Rodewald, Steven Kristofer Henning, Brian Earl Burkhart: Functionalized elastomers. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, September 30, 2003: US06627721 (25 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses a rubbery polymer which is comprised of repeat units that are derived from (1) at least one conjugated diolefin monomer, and (2) at least one functionalized monomer having of the structural formula:


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Stephan Rodewald, Steven Kristofer Henning, Brian Earl Burkhart: Functionalized elastomers. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, December 16, 2003: US06664328 (9 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses a rubbery polymer which is comprised of repeat units that are derived from (1) at least one conjugated diolefin monomer, and (2) at least one functionalized monomer having the structural formula:


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Stephan Rodewald, Steven Kristofer Henning, Brian Earl Burkhart: Functionalized elastomers. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, September 14, 2004: US06790921 (9 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses a rubbery polymer which is comprised of repeat units that are derived from (1) at least one conjugated diolefin monomer, and (2) at least one functionalized monomer having of the structural formula:


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Steven Kristofer Henning, Edward Lee Johnson, Michael Lester Kerns: Oil extended rubber and composition containing low PCA oil. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, John D DeLong Esq, January 10, 2006: US06984687 (7 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an oil extended rubber and composition comprising: a solution-polymerized elastomer derived from at least one conjugated diene monomer and at least one vinyl aromatic monomer, the elastomer coupled with at least one metal selected from the group consisting of silicon and ...


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Stephan Rodewald, Steven Kristofer Henning, Brian Earl Burkhart: Functionalized elastomers. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, August 9, 2005: US06927269 (6 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses a rubbery polymer which is comprised of repeat units that are derived from (1) at least one conjugated diolefin monomer, and (2) at least one functionalized monomer having of the structural formula: wherein R represents an alkyl group containing from 1 to about 10 carbon ato ...


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Steven Kristofer Henning, Michael Lester Kerns, Zhengfang Xu: Synthesis of high vinyl rubber. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, May 20, 2003: US06566478 (6 worldwide citation)

This invention is based upon the discovery that rubbery polymers having a high vinyl content and a low degree of branching can be synthesized with an initiator system that is comprised of (a) a lithium initiator selected from the group consisting of allylic lithium compounds and benzylic lithium com ...


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Jake Alexandre Dalphond, Steven Kristofer Henning, Stephan Rodewald: Synthetic rubber that exhibits low hysteresis. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, September 19, 2006: US07108033 (5 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses a rubbery polymer which is comprised of repeat units that are derived from (1) at least one conjugated diolefin monomer, and (2) 0.1 weight percent to 2 weight percent of at least one monomer having the structural formula: wherein R represents an alkyl group containing from ...


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Stephan Rodewald, Steven Kristofer Henning, Brian Earl Burkhart: Functionalized elastomers. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, October 7, 2003: US06630552 (5 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses a rubbery polymer which is comprised of repeat units that are derived from (1) at least one conjugated diolefin monomer, and (2) at least one functionalized monomer having of the structural formula:


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Steven Kristofer Henning, Marc Weydert, Georges Marcel Victor Thielen, Edward Lee Johnson, Michael Lester Kerns: Oil extended rubber and composition containing low PCA oil. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, John D DeLong, December 20, 2005: US06977276 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to an oil extended rubber and composition comprising: a solution polymerized elastomer derived from isoprene and optionally at least member of the group consisting of conjugated dienes and vinyl aromatic monomers; and from about 5 to about 70 parts by weight, per 100 parts ...