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Title: Methods and systems for the formation of cyclic carbonates

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.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1166758
Report Number(s):
8,921,580
13/826,539
DOE Contract Number:
FE0004271
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Mar 14
Research Org:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY