Table 1: Homopolymerization of DMP or DHNs.

RunMonomerCatalystYield
(%)a(/)b

1DMPCuCl-BPyc,d7019.1 (2.5)
2DMPCuCl(OH)-TMEDA7772.6 (4.9)
32,3-DHNCuCl-BPyc28e17.0 (1.3)
42,3-DHNCuCl(OH)-TMEDA97e6.4 (1.6)
52,6-DHNCuCl-BPyc,d88ef
62,6-DHNCuCl(OH)-TMEDAd33ef

Conditions: [monomer]/[Cu] = 10/1, solvent = DCM-MeOH (7/1, v/v), time = 48 h, temp. = r.t., and O2 atmosphere.
aMeOH-insoluble part.
bDetermined by SEC (THF or CHCl3, polystyrene standard).
c[Monomer]/[Cu] = 5/1.
dPolymerization time = 24 h.
eMeOH-insoluble fraction of acetylated products.
fInsoluble in THF and CHCl3.