Polymerisations in mesoporous environments

James Clark, Duncan Macquarrie, Valerie Sage, Katie Shorrock, Karen Wilson

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The solid acid supported aluminium chloride is an effective cationic initiator for the polymerisation of hydrocarbons. Reactions are highly dependent on the nature of the active sites and the Lewis/Bronsted acid balance in particular.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNanoporous materials III
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings of the 3rd international symposium on nanoporous materials
EditorsA. Sayari, M. Jaroniec
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)978-0-444-51113-3, 0-444-51113-X
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Event3rd International Symposium on Nanoporous Materials - Ottawa, ON, Canada
Duration: 12 Jun 200215 Jun 2002

Publication series

NameStudies in surface science and catalysis
ISSN (Print)0167-2991


Symposium3rd International Symposium on Nanoporous Materials
CityOttawa, ON

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    Clark, J., Macquarrie, D., Sage, V., Shorrock, K., & Wilson, K. (2002). Polymerisations in mesoporous environments. In A. Sayari, & M. Jaroniec (Eds.), Nanoporous materials III: proceedings of the 3rd international symposium on nanoporous materials (pp. 631-633). (Studies in surface science and catalysis; Vol. 141). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0167-2991(02)80599-7