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Title: A simple, solvent free method for transforming bio-derived aldehydes into cyclic acetals for renewable diesel fuels

Abstract

The acetalization of 2,3-butanediol with bio-derived C 4–8 aldehydes has yielded a route to substituted 1,3-dioxolanes from small bio-building blocks.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [3];  [3]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Chemistry Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
  2. Materials Physics Applications Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
  3. Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, USA
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1477521
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Sustainable Energy & Fuels
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Sustainable Energy & Fuels Journal Volume: 2 Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 2398-4902
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Staples, Orion, Moore, Cameron M., Leal, Juan H., Semelsberger, Troy A., McEnally, Charles S., Pfefferle, Lisa D., and Sutton, Andrew D. A simple, solvent free method for transforming bio-derived aldehydes into cyclic acetals for renewable diesel fuels. United Kingdom: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1039/C8SE00371H.
Staples, Orion, Moore, Cameron M., Leal, Juan H., Semelsberger, Troy A., McEnally, Charles S., Pfefferle, Lisa D., & Sutton, Andrew D. A simple, solvent free method for transforming bio-derived aldehydes into cyclic acetals for renewable diesel fuels. United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8SE00371H.
Staples, Orion, Moore, Cameron M., Leal, Juan H., Semelsberger, Troy A., McEnally, Charles S., Pfefferle, Lisa D., and Sutton, Andrew D. Tue . "A simple, solvent free method for transforming bio-derived aldehydes into cyclic acetals for renewable diesel fuels". United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8SE00371H.
@article{osti_1477521,
title = {A simple, solvent free method for transforming bio-derived aldehydes into cyclic acetals for renewable diesel fuels},
author = {Staples, Orion and Moore, Cameron M. and Leal, Juan H. and Semelsberger, Troy A. and McEnally, Charles S. and Pfefferle, Lisa D. and Sutton, Andrew D.},
abstractNote = {The acetalization of 2,3-butanediol with bio-derived C 4–8 aldehydes has yielded a route to substituted 1,3-dioxolanes from small bio-building blocks.},
doi = {10.1039/C8SE00371H},
journal = {Sustainable Energy & Fuels},
number = 12,
volume = 2,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2018},
month = {11}
}

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DOI: 10.1039/C8SE00371H

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