Special Issue "Recent Advancements in Polymer-Supported Catalysis"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2016)
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Benaglia
Dipartimento di Chimica, Università degli Studi di Milano via Golgi 19, 20133 Milano, Italy
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Interests: stereoselective synthesis; sustainable methodologies and their application to the synthesis of chiral products of pharmaceutical interest; design and development of chiral organocatalysts; stereoselective reactions in water and other alternative reaction mediums; supported-catalysts and catalytic reactors; enantioselective transformations under continuous-flow conditions; 3D-printing technologies for micro- and mesoreactors
The need to improve both the efficiency and environmental acceptability of industrial processes is a driving force towards the development of heterogenized catalysts. The immobilization of the catalytic species on a solid support offers the possibility, not only to facilitate the work up and the isolation of the product, but also to accomplish the recovery and the recycle of the (precious) catalyst. Furthermore, the incorporation of supported catalysts in a flow system allows to enlarge the general applicability of flow chemical processes and to speed up the transition from the laboratory-based chemistry to the production scale. The present Special Issue, “Recent Advancements in Polymer-Supported Catalysis”, aims to collect and to disseminate some of the most significant and recent contributions in the highly interdisciplinary field of immobilized achiral and chiral catalysts.
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Benaglia
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- heterogeneous catalysts
- chiral catalysts
- catalytic reactors
- supported catalysts
- flow chemistry
- recyclable catalysts
- catalyst immobilization
- recoverable catalysts