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Synthesis of cyclic carbonates from epoxides and CO2

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Michael North, Riccardo Pasquale, Dr Carl Young



The synthesis of cyclic carbonates by the 100% atom economical reaction between epoxides and CO2 is reviewed in the context of reducing global emissions of waste CO2 and converting waste CO2 into industrially useful chemical feedstocks.

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Author(s): North M, Pasquale R, Young C

Publication type: Review

Publication status: Published

Journal: Green Chemistry

Year: 2010

Volume: 12

Issue: 9

Pages: 1514-1539

Print publication date: 01/01/2010

ISSN (print): 1463-9262

ISSN (electronic): 1463-9270


DOI: 10.1039/c0gc00065e