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CO2 Valorization using cavitan

Combining tetraalkyl-ammonium halides andcavitand hosts as catalysts, we achieved the carboxylation of styrene oxide to produce valuable cyclic styrene carbonate from CO2 good to excellent yields.


in Investigating Host−Guest Complexes in the Catalytic Synthesis of Cyclic Carbonates from Styrene Oxide and CO2

Anaïs Mirabaud, Jean-Christophe Mulatier, Alexandre Martinez, Jean-Pierre Dutasta and Véronique Dufaud

DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b01545
ACS Catal. 2015, 5, 6748−6752