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Low Pressure Ethenolysis of Renewable Methyl Oleate in a Microchemical System

Park, Chan Pil and Van Wingerden, Matthew M. and Han, So-Yeop and Kim, Dong-Pyo and Grubbs, Robert H. (2011) Low Pressure Ethenolysis of Renewable Methyl Oleate in a Microchemical System. Organic Letters, 13 (9). pp. 2398-2401. ISSN 1523-7060.

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A microchemical system for ethenolysis of renewable methyl oleate was developed, in which the dual-phase, microfluidic design enabled efficient diffusion of ethylene gas into liquid methyl oleate through an increased contact area. The increased mass transfer of ethylene favored the formation of desired commodity chemicals with significantly suppressed homometathesis when compared to the bulk system. In addition to higher selectivity and conversion, this system also provides the typical advantages of a microchemical system, including the possibility of convenient scale-up.

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Additional Information:© 2011 American Chemical Society. Published In Issue May 06, 2011; Article ASAP: April 01, 2011; Received: March 10, 2011. We gratefully acknowledge financial support from the NRF (CRI project 2008-0061983), the NRF (WCU project R33-2009-000-10169-0), and the DOE (DE-FG02-05ER46218). We thank Materia, Inc. for a generous donation of ruthenium complexes 6-10.
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National Research Foundation of Korea2008-0061983
National Research Foundation of KoreaR33-2009-000-10169-0
Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG02-05ER46218
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Official Citation:Low Pressure Ethenolysis of Renewable Methyl Oleate in a Microchemical System Chan Pil Park, Matthew M. Van Wingerden, So-Yeop Han, Dong-Pyo Kim, Robert H. Grubbs Organic Letters 2011 13 (9), 2398-2401
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