Sulfonic acid functionalised ordered mesoporous materials as catalysts for condensation and esterification reactions

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Wim M. Van Rhijn, Dirk E. De Vos, Bert F. Sels and Wim D. Bossaert


Mesoporous silicas were functionalised with sulfonic acid groups; the resulting materials are excellent catalysts for formation of bisfurylalkanes and polyol esters.


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