Development of Predictive Tools for Optimizing Organic Reactions
AbstractAlthough microwave chemistry and its applications have undergone rapid growth over the last decade, the technology is not yet employed routinely in all synthetic laboratories. A significant obstacle to implementation concerns the empirical work required to adapt established conditions into alternatives employing higher temperatures. We now have established predictive tools to translate reaction conditions from conventional heated (ambient pressure) to elevated temperature (ambient or elevated pressure). We have studied 45 reactions (including published literature examples) and made in excess of 200 estimations for specific yield or conversion, with a high degree of accuracy. Linear regression analysis of estimated vs. experimental conversion or yield was 0.90 (first iteration) and 0.98 (second iteration).
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Roberts, B.A.; Strauss, C.R. Development of Predictive Tools for Optimizing Organic Reactions. Molecules 2004, 9, 459-465.
Roberts BA, Strauss CR. Development of Predictive Tools for Optimizing Organic Reactions. Molecules. 2004; 9(6):459-465.Chicago/Turabian Style
Roberts, Brett A.; Strauss, Christopher R. 2004. "Development of Predictive Tools for Optimizing Organic Reactions." Molecules 9, no. 6: 459-465.