SnCl4-organic base: Highly efficient catalyst system for coupling reaction of CO2 and epoxides

Huanwang Jing*, SonBinh Nguyen

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Abstract

A simple and highly efficient catalyst system of SnCl4-organic base was developed to catalyze the coupling reaction of carbon dioxide and epoxides in very mild condition to yield the cyclic carbonates. The proposed mechanism was described in terms of in situ 119Sn NMR investigations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-15
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical
Volume261
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2 2007

Keywords

  • Carbon dioxide
  • Coupling reaction
  • Epoxides
  • Organic base
  • Stannic chloride

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Process Chemistry and Technology
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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