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Title: Highly Efficient Carbon Monoxide Capture by Carbanion-Functionalized Ionic Liquids through C-Site Interactions

Abstract

A novel method for the highly efficient and reversible capture of CO in carbanion-functionalized ionic liquids (ILs) by a C-site interaction is reported. Because of its supernucleophilicity, the carbanion in ILs could absorb CO efficiently. As a result, a relatively high absorption capacity for CO (up to 0.046 mol mol -1) was achieved under ambient conditions, compared with CO solubility in a commonly used IL [Bmim][Tf 2N] (2×10 -3 mol mol -1). The results of quantum mechanical calculations and spectroscopic investigation confirmed that the chemical interaction between the C-site in the carbanion and CO resulted in the superior CO absorption capacities. In addition, the subsequent conversion of captured CO into valuable chemicals with good reactivity was also realized through the alkoxycarbonylation reaction under mild conditions. Highly efficient CO absorption by carbanion-functionalized ILs provides a new way of separating and converting CO.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]; ORCiD logo [5];  [3]; ORCiD logo [5]
  1. Jiangxi Normal Univ., Nanchang (China). College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Jiangxi Inorganic Membrane Materials Engineering Research Centre
  2. Jiangxi Normal Univ., Nanchang (China). College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Jiangxi Inorganic Membrane Materials Engineering Research Centre
  3. Univ. of California, Riverside, CA (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
  4. Nanchang Univ., Nanchang (China). School of Resources Environmental and Chemical Engineering
  5. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Chemical Sciences Division
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22); National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC)
OSTI Identifier:
1394552
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725; 21566011; 31570560; 20151BAB213016; 20162BCB23026
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Angewandte Chemie (International Edition)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 56; Journal Issue: 24; Journal ID: ISSN 1433-7851
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; carbanions; CO capture; C-sites; ionic liquids; supernucleophilicity

Citation Formats

Tao, Duan-Jian, Chen, Feng-Feng, Tian, Zi-Qi, Huang, Kuan, Mahurin, Shannon M., Jiang, De-en, and Dai, Sheng. Highly Efficient Carbon Monoxide Capture by Carbanion-Functionalized Ionic Liquids through C-Site Interactions. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1002/anie.201701919.
Tao, Duan-Jian, Chen, Feng-Feng, Tian, Zi-Qi, Huang, Kuan, Mahurin, Shannon M., Jiang, De-en, & Dai, Sheng. Highly Efficient Carbon Monoxide Capture by Carbanion-Functionalized Ionic Liquids through C-Site Interactions. United States. doi:10.1002/anie.201701919.
Tao, Duan-Jian, Chen, Feng-Feng, Tian, Zi-Qi, Huang, Kuan, Mahurin, Shannon M., Jiang, De-en, and Dai, Sheng. Wed . "Highly Efficient Carbon Monoxide Capture by Carbanion-Functionalized Ionic Liquids through C-Site Interactions". United States. doi:10.1002/anie.201701919.
@article{osti_1394552,
title = {Highly Efficient Carbon Monoxide Capture by Carbanion-Functionalized Ionic Liquids through C-Site Interactions},
author = {Tao, Duan-Jian and Chen, Feng-Feng and Tian, Zi-Qi and Huang, Kuan and Mahurin, Shannon M. and Jiang, De-en and Dai, Sheng},
abstractNote = {A novel method for the highly efficient and reversible capture of CO in carbanion-functionalized ionic liquids (ILs) by a C-site interaction is reported. Because of its supernucleophilicity, the carbanion in ILs could absorb CO efficiently. As a result, a relatively high absorption capacity for CO (up to 0.046 mol mol-1) was achieved under ambient conditions, compared with CO solubility in a commonly used IL [Bmim][Tf2N] (2×10-3 mol mol-1). The results of quantum mechanical calculations and spectroscopic investigation confirmed that the chemical interaction between the C-site in the carbanion and CO resulted in the superior CO absorption capacities. In addition, the subsequent conversion of captured CO into valuable chemicals with good reactivity was also realized through the alkoxycarbonylation reaction under mild conditions. Highly efficient CO absorption by carbanion-functionalized ILs provides a new way of separating and converting CO.},
doi = {10.1002/anie.201701919},
journal = {Angewandte Chemie (International Edition)},
issn = {1433-7851},
number = 24,
volume = 56,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {4}
}

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