Non-catalytic and selective alkylation of phenol with propan-2-ol in supercritical water

Takafumi Sato, Gaku Sekiguchi, Tadafumi Adschiri, Kunio Arai

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Abstract

Phenol can be alkylated with propan-2-ol without catalyst in supercritical water at 673 K with mainly ortho substituted alkylphenols being obtained and alkylation reaction rate increasing with increasing water density.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1566-1567
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume1
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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