Hydrothermal saline promoted grafting:a route to sulfonic acid SBA-15 silica with ultra-high acid site loading for biodiesel synthesis

Pirez, C., Lee, A.F., Manayil, Jinesh C., Parlett, C.P.A. and Wilson, Karen (2014). Hydrothermal saline promoted grafting:a route to sulfonic acid SBA-15 silica with ultra-high acid site loading for biodiesel synthesis. Green Chemistry, 16 (10), pp. 4506-4509.

Abstract

A simple grafting protocol is reported which affords a ten-fold enhancement in acid site density of mesoporous sulfonic acid silicas compared to conventional syntheses, offering improved process efficiency and new opportunities for tailored supported solid acids in sustainable chemistry. This journal is

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/c4gc01139b
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Chemical engineering & applied chemistry
Engineering & Applied Sciences > European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI)
Engineering & Applied Sciences
Additional Information: Funding: EPSRC (EP/K000616/2, EP/K000616/2 and EP/G007594/4; and the Royal Society Electronic supplementary information : Porosimetry data, XRD, XPS, MAS-NMR, TGA, DRIFT spectra and FFA esterification reaction profiles. See DOI: 10.1039/c4gc01139b
Uncontrolled Keywords: Environmental Chemistry,Pollution
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Published Date: 2014-10-01
Authors: Pirez, C.
Lee, A.F. ( 0000-0002-2153-1391)
Manayil, Jinesh C.
Parlett, C.P.A. ( 0000-0002-3651-7314)
Wilson, Karen ( 0000-0003-4873-708X)

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