Liu, Zhi-hua; Bassindale, Alan R. and Taylor, Peter G.
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The synthesis of T-8, T-10 and T-12 silsesquioxane cages from a range of starting materials: phenyl-cis-tetrol, 1,3-divinyltetraethoxydisiloxane and cyclopentyl T resins by using tetra n-butylammonium fluoride (TBAF) as the catalyst is described in this paper. The reaction yields obtained via the current route are better compared to those via the literature routes. Some of the cage compounds have been characterized by X-ray crystallography.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||synthesis; silsesquioxane cage; phenyl-cis-tetrol; 1, 3 divinyltetraethoxydisiloxane; cyclopentyl T resin|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Other Departments > Other Departments
Science > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
|Depositing User:||Astrid Peterkin|
|Date Deposited:||15 Feb 2007|
|Last Modified:||05 Mar 2014 10:39|
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