New insights into 1,2,4-trioxolane stability and the crucial role of ozone in promoting polymer degradation

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2013

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Lee, Zhong (Richmond)
Coote, Michelle

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Royal Society of Chemistry

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Quantum chemical calculations reveal that ozone is capable of instigating a series of degradative processes in poly(methyl methacrylate). The crux lies in the self-decomposition of 1,2,4-trioxolane, which undergoes a spin intersystem crossing process and

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Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

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10.1039/C3CP52863D

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2037-12-31