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441090 Aldrich

2,2′-Azobis(2-methylpropionitrile)

98%

Synonym: α,α′-Azoisobutyronitrile, AIBN, Azobisisobutyronitrile, Free radical initiator

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Free radical initiator

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25, 100 g in poly bottle

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Symbol 
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Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Risk of explosion if heated under confinement.
RIDADR 
UN3234 - UN3224 DOT class 4.1 (2,2'-Azobis(2-methylpropionitrile)) Self-reactive solid type C, temperature controlled)
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
UG0800000
Protocols & Articles

Articles

3D Printing of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Composites

3D printing is a type of additive manufacturing that can be used to rapidly fabricate components with highly customizable geometries, most typically using a layer-by-layer fabrication process. 3D pri...
Zhenyu Bo* (Ph.D Candidate at Northwestern University) and Jia Choi*, PhD, Product Manager


*Materials Science Product Management Team, MilliporeSigma, Milwaukee, WI.
Keywords: Deposition, Nanomaterials, Nanotubes

A Micro Review of Reversible Addition/Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT) Polymerization

RAFT (Reversible Addition/Fragmentation Chain Transfer) polymerization is a reversible deactivation radical polymerization (RDRP) and one of the more versatile methods for providing living characteri...
Keywords: Biomaterials, Living polymerization, Nanotechnology, Polymerization reactions, Radical polymerization, Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerizations, transformation

Applying ARGET ATRP to the Growth of Polymer Brush Thin Films by Surface-initiated Polymerization

In 2006, Matyjaszewski and co-workers first described controlled radical polymerization by Activators ReGenerated by Electron Transfer Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (ARGET ATRP),1-3 a developm...
Keywords: Antimicrobials, Ligands, Nanotubes, Oxidations, Polymerization reactions, Radical polymerization, Reductions, Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerizations, Solution polymerization, Solvents

Concepts and Tools for RAFT Polymerization

RAFT or Reversible Addition/Fragmentation Chain Transfer is a form of living radical polymerization. RAFT polymerization was discovered at CSIRO in 1998.1 It soon became the focus of intensive resear...
Keywords: Polymerization reactions, Radical polymerization, Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerizations

Copper(I)-mediated Living Radical Polymerization in the Presence of Pyridylmethanimine Ligands

Emergence of living radical polymerization mediated by transition metal catalysts in 1995 was a seminal piece of work in the field of synthetic polymer chemistry.1-3 Since this date, many transition ...
Keywords: Catalysis, Condensations, Evaporation, Filtration, Ligands, Oxidations, Polymer science, Polymerization reactions, Precipitation, Purification, Radical polymerization, Reductions, Solvents

Hexafluoroalcohol-functionalized Methacrylate Monomers for Lithographic/Nanopatterning Materials

To keep pace with Moore′s Law, there is a continuing need in the semiconductor industry to achieve higher circuit density in microelectronic devices. The principle means of defining high resolution c...
Daniel P. Sanders, Ratnam Sooriyakumaran, Richard A. DiPietro*
Material Matters Volume 6 Article 1
Keywords: Applications, Capabilities, Chemical reactions, Formulations, Microelectronics, Polymerization reactions, Semiconductor, Solvents, Type, transformation

Initiator/Stabilizer FAQs

In a free-radical addition polymerization, the choice of polymerization initiator depends mainly on two factors: a) its solubility and b) its decomposition temperature. If the polymerization is perfo...
Dr. S. S. Newaz
Material Matters 2006, 1.1, 3.
Keywords: Bacterial conjugations, Chromatography, Column chromatography, Emulsion polymerization, Polymerization reactions, Precipitation, Radical polymerization, Type

Reversible Addition Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT) Polymerization

RAFT (Reversible Addition Fragmentation chain Transfer) polymerization is a reversible deactivation radical polymerization (RDRP) and one of the more versatile methods for providing living characteri...
Graeme Moad, Ezio Rizzardo, and San H. Thang
Material Matters 2010, 5.1, 2.
Keywords: Applications, Biomaterials, Living polymerization, Methods, Nanotechnology, Polymerization reactions, Radical polymerization, Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerizations, Support, Type, transformation

Tools for Performing ATRP

Controlled radical polymerization (CRP) techniques have been reviewed in a number of articles1,2 and books,3 and include nitroxide-mediated polymerization (NMP),4-7 reversible addition fragmentation ...
Keywords: Ligands, Materials Science, Polymerization reactions, Purification, Radical polymerization, Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerizations, Solution polymerization

Typical Procedures for Polymerizing via ATRP

The following two procedures describe two ATRP polymerization reactions as performed by Prof. Dave Hadddleton′s research group at the University of Warwick.
Keywords: Gas chromatography, Ligands, Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Polymerization reactions, Size-exclusion chromatography, Solvents

Typical Procedures for Polymerizing via RAFT

RAFT (Reversible Addition/Fragmentation Chain Transfer) is a form of living radical polymerization involving conventional free radical polymerization of a substituted monomer in the presence of a sui...
Keywords: Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Polymerization reactions, Radical polymerization, Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerizations

Protocols

Preparation of High Refractive Index Films on PET Substrates

Zirconium bromonorbornanelactone carboxylate triacrylate (PRM30) is a zirconium-containing multifunctional acrylate useful for producing cured, transparent films with high refractive indices. It can ...
Keywords: Positron Emission Tomography, Solvents

RAFT Polymerization Procedure

RAFT (Reversible Addition-Fragmentation chain Transfer) is a form of living radical polymerization involving conventional free radical polymerization of a substituted monomer in the presence of a sui...
Keywords: Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Polymerization reactions, Radical polymerization, Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerizations

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Keywords: Organic synthesis, Polymer science, Polymerization reactions, Solvents

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