Synthesis and characterization of poly(dihalophenylene oxide)s and its derivatives from diammine bis(trihalophenolato) Cu(II) complexes

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Citation Formats
M. Sonsuz, “Synthesis and characterization of poly(dihalophenylene oxide)s and its derivatives from diammine bis(trihalophenolato) Cu(II) complexes,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2004.