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Title: Polymer compositions and methods

The present invention encompasses polyurethane compositions comprising aliphatic polycarbonate chains. In one aspect, the present invention encompasses polyurethane foams, thermoplastics and elastomers derived from aliphatic polycarbonate polyols and polyisocyanates wherein the polyol chains contain a primary repeating unit having a structure: ##STR00001## In another aspect, the invention provides articles comprising the inventive foam and elastomer compositions as well as methods of making such compositions.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1326939
Report Number(s):
9,453,100
14/234,482
DOE Contract Number:
FE0002474
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Jul 24
Research Org:
Novomer, Inc. Ithaca, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY