Department of Chemistry
Solid superbase derived from lanthanum–magnesium composite oxide and its catalytic performance in the knoevenagel condensation under solvent-free condition
We report for the first time the synthesis of a novel solid superbase that was derived from lanthanum-magnesium composite oxide and KOH through thermal treatment. The as-prepared material shows base strength (H-) above 26.5 and is a high-efficiency catalyst for solvent-free Knoevenagel condensation at room temperature. The results of the present study open up a new dimension for the use of composite oxides as new support materials in the synthesis of superbases. © 2011 Elsevier B.V.
Catalyst, Composite oxide, Knoevenagel condensation, Lanthanum oxide, Magnesium oxide, Solid superbase
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Wei, Y., Zhang, S., Yin, S., Zhao, C., Luo, S., & Au, C. (2011). Solid superbase derived from lanthanum–magnesium composite oxide and its catalytic performance in the knoevenagel condensation under solvent-free condition. Catalysis Communications, 12 (14), 1333-1338. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catcom.2011.05.010