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Polymers

A monomer is a single unit which can bond to another monomer to form a
polymer. Hence a polymer is lots of monomers bonded together.
Polymerisation is the process of turning lots of monomers into a long polymer
chain. Polymerisation is the process by which alkenes monomers form long…

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Karl Ziegler was a Chemist who carried out work on polymers and developed a
different method for making polythene. He won the Nobel Prize in 1963 for his
work on polymers and plastics. He develop high-density polythene, which has
less branched chains so it was more rigid. This method used…

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