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Mesopore immobilised bis(oxazoline) catalysts for enantioselective catalysis

Clarke, Richard John (2003)
Ph.D. thesis, University of Birmingham.

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Mesoporous silica materials have the potential to replace many conventional silicas for uses such as supports for heterogeneous catalysis and absorbents. The large pore size and high surface area make them ideal for supporting bulky organometallic catalysts for enantioselective reactions. We have immobilised chiral bis(oxazoline) metal complexes onto
the surfaces of some of these versatile supports (MCM-41 and MCM-48) via different tethering strategies. The resulting heterogeneous catalysts were shown to be highly active in the enantioselective cyclopropanation of styrene with ethyl diazoacetate.

Type of Work:Ph.D. thesis.
Supervisor(s):Shannon, Ian
School/Faculty:Schools (1998 to 2008) > School of Chemical Sciences
Department:School of Chemistry
Subjects:QD Chemistry
Institution:University of Birmingham
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ID Code:3578
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