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Expanding the horizons of Pd-catalysed oscillatory carbonylation reactions: solvent, substrate, catalyst

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Katarina Novakovic, Dr Anna Isakova



This is the authors' accepted manuscript of a conference proceedings (inc. abstract) that has been published in its final definitive form by Society of Physical Chemists of Serbia, 2018.

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On our way to producing all-polymeric self-oscillatory systems, we have expanded the horizons of oscillatory palladium-catalysed oxidative carbonylation reactions by searching for alternative substrates, solvents and even catalysts. In this paper, we demonstrate that pH oscillations of a similar pattern occur both in methanol and ethanol solutions, when using mono- and dialkyne-functionalysed benzenes (phenylacetylene and diethynylbenzene, respectively) and when a non-leaching polyacrylate-palladium catalyst is used. The resulting oscillations are highly regular and can be sustained for a long time, suggesting that carbonylation reactions have strong potential for the discovery and development of new oscillatory chemical systems.

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Author(s): Novakovic K, Isakova A

Editor(s): Željko Čupić and Slobodan Anić

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: 14th International Conference on Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Physical Chemistry

Year of Conference: 2018

Number of Volumes: 2

Pages: 287-293

Print publication date: 24/09/2018

Acceptance date: 31/05/2018

Date deposited: 04/10/2018

ISSN: 9788682475361

Publisher: Society of Physical Chemists of Serbia


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Series Title: Physical Chemistry 2018

Series Editor(s): Željko Čupić and Slobodan Anić

Sponsor(s): Society of Physical Chemists of Serbia

ISBN: 9788682475361