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Title: Room temperature synthesis of biodiesel using sulfonated graphitic carbon nitride

Sulfonation of graphitic carbon nitride (g-CN) affords a polar and strongly acidic catalyst, Sg-CN, which displays unprecedented reactivity and selectivity in biodiesel synthesis and esterification reactions at room temperature.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1]
  1. US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Cincinnati, OH (United States). National Risk Management Research Lab.
Publication Date:
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Scientific Reports
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Research Org:
Oak Ridge Inst. for Science and Education (ORISE), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Cincinnati, OH (United States). National Risk Management Research Lab.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; sustainability; synthesis and processing
OSTI Identifier:
1393911