Towards scalable and controlled synthesis of metal–organic framework materials using continuous flow reactors
Continuous flow synthesis offers potential for large-scale production of metal–organic frameworks with control of composition and microstructure for practical applications.
Continuous photoflow synthesis of precision polymers
Precision polymer design in continuous photoflow reactors is a young, yet rapidly growing research field. The potential of photopolymerization is demonstrated and future potential is discussed.
Aerobic oxidations in flow: opportunities for the fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals industries
This collaborative review (between teams of chemists and chemical engineers) describes the current scientific and operational hurdles that prevent the utilisation of aerobic oxidation reactions for the production of speciality chemicals and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs).
Combining microfluidics and FT-IR spectroscopy: towards spatially resolved information on chemical processes
This review outlines the combination of infrared spectroscopy and continuous microfluidic processes.
Pitfalls and benefits of in situ and operando diffuse reflectance FT-IR spectroscopy (DRIFTS) applied to catalytic reactions
The procedures and conditions that need to be fulfilled to be able to carry out appropriate in situ and operando diffuse reflectance FT-IR (DRIFTS) analyses are discussed.
Online monitoring and analysis for autonomous continuous flow self-optimizing reactor systems
In this review the recent progress in the field of self-optimizing reactor systems for continuous flow chemistry is presented.
The application of reaction engineering to biocatalysis
Biocatalysis is a growing area of synthetic and process chemistry with the ability to deliver not only improved processes for the synthesis of existing compounds, but also new routes to new compounds.
Progress in reactor engineering of controlled radical polymerization: a comprehensive review
Controlled radical polymerization (CRP) represents an important advancement in polymer chemistry. It allows synthesis of polymers with well-controlled chain microstructures.