Nanoporous alumino- and borosilicate-mediated Meinwald rearrangement of epoxides

Thomas E. Davies, Simon A. Kondrat, Ewa Nowicka, Joseline L. Kean, Christopher M. Harris, Joseph M. Socci, David C. Apperley, Stuart H. Taylor, Andrew E. Graham*

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Nanoporous alumino- and borosilicate materials, produced using an evaporation-induced self-assembly approach (EISA), efficiently catalyse the Meinwald rearrangement of epoxides in dimethyl carbonate (DMC) to produce the corresponding carbonyl compounds in high yield and excellent selectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-24
Number of pages8
JournalApplied Catalysis A: General
Publication statusPublished - 5 Mar 2015


  • Epoxides
  • Evaporation-induced self-assembly
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Meinwald rearrangement
  • Nanoporous silicates


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