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Title: Selective formation of trimethylene carbonate (TMC): atmospheric pressure carbon dioxide utilization
Authors: Buckley, Benjamin R.
Patel, Anish P.
Wijayantha, K.G.U.
Keywords: Carbon dioxide utilization
Copper
Electrochemistry
Small ring systems
Synthetic methods-
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: © WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co.
Citation: BUCKLEY, B.R., PATEL, A.P. and WIJAYANTHA, K.G.U., 2015. Selective formation of trimethylene carbonate (TMC): atmospheric pressure carbon dioxide utilization. European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 3, pp. 474-478.
Abstract: Carbon dioxide utilisation (CDU) is currently gaining increased interest due to the abundance of CO2 and its possible application as a C1 building block. We herein report the first example of atmospheric pressure carbon dioxide incorporation into oxetane to selectively form trimethylene carbonate (TMC), which is a significant challenge as TMC is thermodynamically less favoured than its corresponding co-polymer.
Description: This is an Open Access Article. It is published by WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.
Sponsor: B.R. B. and K.G.U. W. would like to thank the Research Councils UK for RCUK fellowships [ grant number EP/E50082X/1] and Loughborough University for funding a PhD studentship to A.P. P.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201403385
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/16623
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.201403385
ISSN: 1434-193X
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