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

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: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI)
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > School of Infrastructure and Sustainable Engineering > Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry
College of Engineering & Physical 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
Published Online Date: 2014-07-24
Authors: Pirez, Cyril
Lee, Adam (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-2153-1391)
C. Manayil, Jinesh (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-9864-3332)
Parlett, Christopher (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-3651-7314)
Wilson, Karen (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-4873-708X)

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