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Title: Acid-functionalized polyolefin materials and their use in acid-promoted chemical reactions

Abstract

An acid-functionalized polyolefin material that can be used as an acid catalyst in a wide range of acid-promoted chemical reactions, wherein the acid-functionalized polyolefin material includes a polyolefin backbone on which acid groups are appended. Also described is a method for the preparation of the acid catalyst in which a precursor polyolefin is subjected to ionizing radiation (e.g., electron beam irradiation) of sufficient power and the irradiated precursor polyolefin reacted with at least one vinyl monomer having an acid group thereon. Further described is a method for conducting an acid-promoted chemical reaction, wherein an acid-reactive organic precursor is contacted in liquid form with a solid heterogeneous acid catalyst comprising a polyolefin backbone of at least 1 micron in one dimension and having carboxylic acid groups and either sulfonic acid or phosphoric acid groups appended thereto.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1256010
Patent Number(s):
9,359,320
Application Number:
14/032,727
Assignee:
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN) ORNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Sep 20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Oyola, Yatsandra, Tian, Chengcheng, Bauer, John Christopher, and Dai, Sheng. Acid-functionalized polyolefin materials and their use in acid-promoted chemical reactions. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Oyola, Yatsandra, Tian, Chengcheng, Bauer, John Christopher, & Dai, Sheng. Acid-functionalized polyolefin materials and their use in acid-promoted chemical reactions. United States.
Oyola, Yatsandra, Tian, Chengcheng, Bauer, John Christopher, and Dai, Sheng. Tue . "Acid-functionalized polyolefin materials and their use in acid-promoted chemical reactions". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1256010.
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