RAFT Agents & Applications


RAFT Technology

RAFT involves the use of chain transfer agents, which are small organic molecules that are responsible for controlling growth. RAFT agents can be purchased from our licensed suppliers: Boron Molecular Monomer Polymer Sigma Aldrich  and Strem .

RAFT Agent Compatibility Table

Recent Publications

Dithiocarbamate RAFT agents with broad applicability – the 3,5-dimethyl-1H-pyrazole-1-carbodithioates, Gardiner, James; Martinez-Botella, Ivan; Tsanaktsidis, John; Moad, Graeme., Chem., 2016, 7(2), 481-492

4-Halogeno-3,5-dimethyl-1H-pyrazole-1-carbodithioates: versatile reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer agents with broad applicability, James Gardiner, Ivan Martinez-Botell, Thomas M Kohl, Julia Krstina, Graeme Moad, Jason H Tyrell, Michelle L Coote and John Tsanaktsidis, Polym Int., 2017, 66, 1438–1447.