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Waste-free and efficient hydrosilylation of olefins

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High purity silicone precursors can now be synthesized by hydrosilylation of solvent-free olefins catalyzed by a highly stable and active glass hybrid catalyst consisting of mesoporous organosilica microspheres doped with Pt nanoparticles. These findings open the door to the sustainable manufacture of silicone and a way to further reduce the amount of platinum in silicones, which are ubiquitous advanced polymers with multiple uses and applications.

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The article was received on 14 Aug 2018, accepted on 20 Nov 2018 and first published on 21 Nov 2018

Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02569J
Green Chem., 2019,21, 129-140

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    Waste-free and efficient hydrosilylation of olefins

    V. Pandarus, R. Ciriminna, G. Gingras, F. Béland, S. Kaliaguine and M. Pagliaro, Green Chem., 2019, 21, 129
    DOI: 10.1039/C8GC02569J

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