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A free-radical retrograde polymerization process for forming a polymer. An admixture of reactants including predetermined amounts of a monomer, a solvent, and a free-radical-initiator is reacted. A precipitation polymerization reaction occurs such that a polymer-rich phase is at a temperature generally above the lower critical solution temperature (LCST) of the admixture.
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Caneba, Gerard T., "Free-radical retrograde precipitation-polymerization process" (1992). Michigan Tech Patents. 69.