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Metal catalysed alkylation of carbonyl compounds with formaldehyde
(University of St Andrews, 2015-11-30) - Thesis,
Formaldehyde is a chemical used widely in the manufacture of building materials. A remarkable example is represented by the Lucite two-step Alpha technology for the large scale production of methyl methacrylate (MMA), the ...
Kinetic analysis of homogeneous catalytic reactions
(University of St Andrews, 2011-11) - Thesis,
Reaction progress kinetic analysis (RPKA) is a powerful tool for determining kinetic parameters of catalytic reactions. Many of the published articles that have used RPKA have employed reaction calorimetry for obtaining ...
Continuous flow homogeneous catalysis using ionic liquid/supercritical fluid biphasic systems
(University of St Andrews, 2010) - Thesis,
Ionic liquid/scCO₂ biphasic systems have been studied as a possible solution to the main problems concerning homogeneous catalysis reactions such as, the product/catalyst separation, the catalyst retention in the reaction ...
Supported ionic liquid phase catalysis in continuous supercritical flow
(University of St Andrews, 2013-06-26) - Thesis,
The separation of the expensive catalysts from the solvent and reaction products remains one of the major disadvantages of homogeneous catalytic reactions, which are otherwise advantageous because of their high activity, ...
New reactions under homogeneous conditions
(University of St Andrews, 2007) - Thesis,
BDTBPMB has been proven to be an essential ligand in carbonylation chemistry. Its two tert-butyl groups and wide bite angle give it the ideal characteristics for this kind of chemistry, and leads to high activity and ...
Towards new catalytic systems for the formation of methyl methacrylate from methyl propanoate
(University of St Andrews, 2011-11-30) - Thesis,
The two stage Lucite Alpha Process for the industrial manufacturing of methyl methacrylate (MMA) represents one of the most efficient technologies currently available for the large scale production of this important chemical ...