alternating copolymer

A copolymer consisting of macromolecules comprising two species of monomeric units in alternating sequence.
An alternating copolymer may be considered as a homopolymer derived from an implicit or hypothetical monomer.
See also: homopolymer (1)
PAC, 1996, 68, 2287 (Glossary of basic terms in polymer science (IUPAC Recommendations 1996)) on page 2301