Accession Number:

AD0652378

Title:

ICOSAHEDRAL CARBORANES. X. CARBORANE-BIS(SULFENYLCHLORIDES) AS POLYMER INTERMEDIATES.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

OLIN MATHIESON CHEMICAL CORP NEW HAVEN CONN CHEMICALS GROUP

Report Date:

1967-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

The report concerns the synthesis of sulfur-bridged m-carborane polymers which were obtained from the novel m-B10H10C2SCl2. This bis-sulfenylchloride can be conveniently prepared by chlorination of m-B10H10C2SH2 and constitutes a desirable difunctional polymer intermediate because of the susceptibility of its chlorine atoms to nucleophilic displacement. Its conversion into polymeric sulfides, -CB10H10C-S-x, and disulfides, -S-CB10H10C-S-x, could be effected by a variety of means including condensation with m-B10H10C2Li2 and reaction with refluxing ethanol. In addition to the polymers obtained, several useful monomeric derivatives of m-B10H10C2SCl2, e.g. the bis-sulfonylchloride, m-B10H10C2SO2Cl2, were characterized. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Plastics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE