Catalyst composition, method of making same and its use in olefin polymerization
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A composition of matter comprising a compound having the general formula: [CpM(ArF)Y]pwhereinCp is a substituted or unsubstituted cyclopentadienyl ligand or cyclopentadienyl-type bulky ligand characterized by one or more open, acylic or fused ring systems comprised of atoms selected from Groups 13-16 of the Periodic Table of Elements and wherein the ligands can include a heteroatom;M is a metal selected from Groups 3-9 of the Periodic Table of Elements;ArF is a fluorinated aryl group;Y is a hydrocarbyl group that can contain a heteroatom; and p is 1 or 2. The invention also contemplates a method of producing the compound and its use in the oligomerization and polymerization of alpha olefins.
Gabbai, Francois; Ganesan, Mani; Pope, Dave S.; Brown, Jimmy D.; Wharry, Donald L.; Hurlburt, Paul K. (2004). Catalyst composition, method of making same and its use in olefin polymerization. United States. Patent and Trademark Office; Texas A&M University. Libraries. Available electronically from