Chapter 2. Utilization of Dense Carbon Dioxide as an Inert Solvent for Chemical Syntheses

  1. Prof., Dr. Michele Aresta
  1. Alessandro Galia and
  2. Giuseppe Filardo

Published Online: 25 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629916.ch2

Carbon Dioxide as Chemical Feedstock

Carbon Dioxide as Chemical Feedstock

How to Cite

Galia, A. and Filardo, G. (2010) Utilization of Dense Carbon Dioxide as an Inert Solvent for Chemical Syntheses, in Carbon Dioxide as Chemical Feedstock (ed M. Aresta), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629916.ch2

Editor Information

  1. University of Bari, Department of Chemistry and CIRCC, 70126 Bari, Italy

Author Information

  1. Università di Palermo, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica dei Processi e dei Materiali, Viale delle Scienze Ed. 6, 90128 Palermo, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324750

Online ISBN: 9783527629916

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Keywords:

  • Dense carbon dioxide;
  • reactions;
  • permanent gases;
  • homogeneous catalysis;
  • heterogeneous catalysis;
  • enzymatic catalysis;
  • polymerization;
  • fluoropolymers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Dense Carbon Dioxide as Solvent Medium for Chemical Processes

  • Enzymatic Catalysis in Dense Carbon Dioxide

  • Other Reactions in Dense Carbon Dioxide

  • Polymer Synthesis in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References