ziegler catalyst

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Ziegler catalyst (ˈziːɡlə)
 
n
any of a group of catalysts, such as titanium trichloride (TiCl3) and aluminium alkyl (Al(CH3)3), that produce stereospecific polymers
 
[C20: named after Carl Ziegler (1898--1973), German chemist]

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