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Title: Structure activity relationships in metal–organic framework catalysts for the continuous flow synthesis of propylene carbonate from CO 2 and propylene oxide

Abstract

This paper describes the systematic study of metal–organic framework (MOF) catalysts for the reaction of propylene oxide (PO) with carbon dioxide (CO 2) to generate propylene carbonate (PC). These studies began with the evaluation of MIL-101(Cr) as catalyst in a flow reactor. Under the developed flow conditions, MIL-101(Cr) was found to effectively catalyze PO carbonation in the absence of a halide co-catalyst. A systematic study of catalyst performance was then undertaken as a function of MOF synthesis technique, activation conditions, metal center, and node architecture. Ultimately, these investigations led to the identification of MIL-100(Sc) as a new, active, and stable catalyst for PO carbonation.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3];  [2]
  1. Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
  2. Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
  3. Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States). Dept. of Chemistry, and Macromolecular Science & Engineering, College of Engineering
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1416207
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1499911
Grant/Contract Number:  
FG02-08ER15997; FG02-08ER 15997
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Published Article
Journal Name:
RSC Advances
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 8; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 2046-2069
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

James, Bryant R., Boissonnault, Jake A., Wong-Foy, Antek G., Matzger, Adam J., and Sanford, Melanie S. Structure activity relationships in metal–organic framework catalysts for the continuous flow synthesis of propylene carbonate from CO2 and propylene oxide. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1039/c7ra13245j.
James, Bryant R., Boissonnault, Jake A., Wong-Foy, Antek G., Matzger, Adam J., & Sanford, Melanie S. Structure activity relationships in metal–organic framework catalysts for the continuous flow synthesis of propylene carbonate from CO2 and propylene oxide. United States. doi:10.1039/c7ra13245j.
James, Bryant R., Boissonnault, Jake A., Wong-Foy, Antek G., Matzger, Adam J., and Sanford, Melanie S. Tue . "Structure activity relationships in metal–organic framework catalysts for the continuous flow synthesis of propylene carbonate from CO2 and propylene oxide". United States. doi:10.1039/c7ra13245j.
@article{osti_1416207,
title = {Structure activity relationships in metal–organic framework catalysts for the continuous flow synthesis of propylene carbonate from CO2 and propylene oxide},
author = {James, Bryant R. and Boissonnault, Jake A. and Wong-Foy, Antek G. and Matzger, Adam J. and Sanford, Melanie S.},
abstractNote = {This paper describes the systematic study of metal–organic framework (MOF) catalysts for the reaction of propylene oxide (PO) with carbon dioxide (CO2) to generate propylene carbonate (PC). These studies began with the evaluation of MIL-101(Cr) as catalyst in a flow reactor. Under the developed flow conditions, MIL-101(Cr) was found to effectively catalyze PO carbonation in the absence of a halide co-catalyst. A systematic study of catalyst performance was then undertaken as a function of MOF synthesis technique, activation conditions, metal center, and node architecture. Ultimately, these investigations led to the identification of MIL-100(Sc) as a new, active, and stable catalyst for PO carbonation.},
doi = {10.1039/c7ra13245j},
journal = {RSC Advances},
issn = {2046-2069},
number = 4,
volume = 8,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}
}

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Scheme 1 Scheme 1: (a) Phosgene/diol route to propylene carbonate; (b) CO2/ epoxide route to propylene carbonate.

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