Continuous flow ozonolysis using atmospheric plasma
conference contributionposted on 2015-05-21, 11:03 authored by Carlos Castello Beltran, Benjamin R. Buckley, Felipe IzaFelipe Iza
Ozonolysis is widely used in organic synthesis to obtain aldehydes and ketones from alkenes, a process of great interest, for example, for the pharmaceutical industry. This reaction is more environmentally accepted than other alternative oxidations and it has good atom efficiency. Ozonolysis, however, has an important drawback; the ozonides generated as intermediates in the process are unstable and pose a risk of explosion. To minimize this risk, continuous flow processing can be used, as this eliminates the accumulation of large amounts of hazardous intermediates, thereby offering an alternative to batch processing that greatly enhances the control and safety of the ozonolysis process.1,2 Here we report on the results obtained with an air plasma-driven continuous-flow ozonolysis system. (... continues)
- Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
Published in9th Technological Plasma Workshop
CitationCASTELLO BELTRAN, C., BUCKLEY, B.R. and IZA, F., 2012. Continuous flow ozonolysis using atmospheric plasma. Presented at: 9th Technological Plasma Workshop, 5th-6th January 2012, Manchester University, UK.
PublisherUniversity of Manchester
- AM (Accepted Manuscript)
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