Microwave effect on fischer esterification

Hideko Koshima, Kiminori Miyazaki, Saori Ishii, Toru Asahi

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Abstract

Upon microwave irradiation, esterification of octanoic acid with 1-octanol in the presence of hydrochloric acid as an acid catalyst proceeded more efficiently in glass vessels than in silicon carbide (SiC) vessels, affording 1-octyl octanoate in higher yields and revealing microwave effects during esterification.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)505-507
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume45
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Acid catalyst
  • Fischer esterification
  • Microwave effect

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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