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Title: Mesopore immobilised bis(oxazoline) catalysts for enantioselective catalysis
Author: Clarke, Richard John
ISNI:       0000 0001 3558 4390
Awarding Body: University of Birmingham
Current Institution: University of Birmingham
Date of Award: 2003
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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.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: QD Chemistry