Deoligomerization of siloxanes with dimethyl carbonate over solid-base catalysts

Masaki Okamoto, Kuon Miyazaki, Akihiro Kado, Eiichi Suzuki

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Abstract

Hexamethyldisiloxane and hexamethylcyclotrisiloxane were almost completely deoligomerized with dimethyl carbonate over alumina-supported potassium fluoride catalyst to form methoxytrimethylsilane (85% yield) and dimethoxydimethylsilane (94% yield), respectively, and moreover the addition of a small amount of methanol to the hexamethyldisiloxane deoligomerization reaction enhanced the methoxytrimethylsilane yield to 98%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1838-1839
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume1
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jan 1

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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