Charlotte Williams

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Prof Charlotte Williams

Prof Charlotte Williams

Catalysis and Polymer Chemistry
Telephone Number: 
020 7594 5790
Telephone Extension: 
45 790
Office/Location: 
Chemistry
Research Interests: 
synthesis of polymerisation catalysts
controlled polymerisations
catalytic activation of renewable resources
synthesis of biodegradable and biocompatible polymers for applications in medicine
synthesis of electroactive polymers for applications in electronics
Biography
Biography: 

Charlotte Williams is Professor of Catalysis and Polymer Chemistry. Research in polymer chemistry within her group includes the synthesis of polymerisation catalysts, controlled polymerisations, catalytic activation of renewable resources, synthesis of biodegradable and biocompatible polymers for applications in medicine and the synthesis of electroactive polymers for applications in electronics.

Publications:

Brown NJ, Weiner J, Hellgardt K, et al., 2013, Phosphinate stabilised ZnO and Cu colloidal nanocatalysts for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol., Chem Commun (Camb) DOI Author Web Link

Bakewell C, White AJ, Long NJ, et al., 2013, 8-Quinolinolato Gallium Complexes: Iso-selective Initiators for rac-Lactide Polymerization., Inorg Chem DOI Author Web Link

Bakewell C, Thi-Phuong-Anh C, Le Goff XF, et al., 2013, Yttrium Phosphasalen Initiators for rac-Lactide Polymerization, Organometallics, Vol:32, ISSN:0276-7333, Pages:1475-1483 DOI Author Web Link

Donaghey JE, Sohn E-H, Ashraf RS, et al., 2013, Pyrroloindacenodithiophene polymers: the effect of molecular structure on OFET performance, Polymer Chemistry, Vol:4, ISSN:1759-9954, Pages:3537-3544 DOI Author Web Link

Bakewell C, Cao TP, Long N, et al., 2012, Yttrium phosphasalen initiators for rac-lactide polymerization: excellent rates and high iso-selectivities., J Am Chem Soc, Vol:134, 0002-7863, Pages:20577-20580 DOI Author Web Link

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