Alkyl substituted 4-N-oxazadisilinane cations: A new family of Si protic ionic liquids and its application on esterification reactions
Maha Alhaddad, Priyanka Chakraborty, Jinsong Hu, Kuo-Wei Huang
Tetrahedron Letters, (2020)
Oxazadisilinane, Siloxane protic ionic liquids, Catalysis, Esterification
A series of oxazadisilinane compounds were prepared and used as Brønsted bases to form a series of 21 siloxane protic ionic liquids (Si-PILs) with four different acids. This new family of Si-PILs were well characterized and examined to catalyze esterification reactions.