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Title: Methods and systems for the formation of cyclic carbonates

Abstract

Described herein are inventive methods for synthesis of cyclic carbonates from CO.sub.2 and epoxide. In some embodiments, the methods are carried out in the presence of a catalyst comprising an electrophilic halogen. In some embodiments, the methods are carried out in a flow reactor.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1166758
Patent Number(s):
8921580
Application Number:
13/826,539
Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C07 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY C07D - HETEROCYCLIC COMPOUNDS
DOE Contract Number:  
FE0004271
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Mar 14
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Hatton, Trevor Alan, Jamison, Timothy F, Kozak, Jennifer Aiden, Simeon, Fritz, and Wu, Jie. Methods and systems for the formation of cyclic carbonates. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Hatton, Trevor Alan, Jamison, Timothy F, Kozak, Jennifer Aiden, Simeon, Fritz, & Wu, Jie. Methods and systems for the formation of cyclic carbonates. United States.
Hatton, Trevor Alan, Jamison, Timothy F, Kozak, Jennifer Aiden, Simeon, Fritz, and Wu, Jie. Tue . "Methods and systems for the formation of cyclic carbonates". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1166758.
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