The use of inexpensive metal catalysts for a range of acylation reactions including the activation of anhydrides and the aminolysis of esters. Discussion on the use of a heterogeneous copper catalyst for teh reduction of a range of organic functional groups and its use in amination of nitriles.
|Date of Award||10 Jun 2014|
|Sponsors||Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council|
|Supervisor||Jonathan Williams (Supervisor)|
- Copper compounds
- magnesium compounds
- Zirconium compounds