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German essay about 18th century's chemistry
Doesn't ceramic glassware like that have a frightening tendency to crack open and spill its contents ...
20-9-2018 at 07:15
by: wildfyr
How to find the right solvent?
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I think lining up labeled test tubes with ...
20-9-2018 at 07:11
by: wildfyr
Diethyl ether on pulic transport
Tell that to the cops if you spill some and somebody freaks out.
4-9-2018 at 05:00
by: wildfyr
Diphenylamine via Friedels-Craft-Alkylation?
This is a tough one for an amateur chemist. Buchwald-Hartwig amination is the most straightforward, ...
4-9-2018 at 04:59
by: wildfyr
Pyridine synthesis/extraction
I think the trouble of getting the amide off is much more than just buying some niacin and waiting f ...
28-8-2018 at 18:17
by: wildfyr
Color of Phenylacetone
The discoloration of aniline is due to aniline N-oxide formation, so indeed depriving it of oxygen i ...
26-8-2018 at 17:27
by: wildfyr
Rain-X water repellent & properties of glass - is it a coating or just cleaning effect?
Hey P! Ah, I should be more clear. No Si-H bonds involved, rather (RO)XSi-((CH2)XCH3)Y

The active ...
22-8-2018 at 06:53
by: wildfyr
Rain-X water repellent & properties of glass - is it a coating or just cleaning effect?
Rogue, you can argue about the SDS compliance but the fact remains the Rain-X products work by using ...
21-8-2018 at 05:08
by: wildfyr
anyone have experience forming grignards from chlorobenzene
Doesn't some catalytic iodine help get some of these slower grignard formations going? As kmo4 said ...
18-8-2018 at 10:44
by: wildfyr
Acetone Self-aldol Diacetone Alcohol
VSPER, you are right about the kinetics of forming the dimer, however at the end of the reaction tha ...
16-8-2018 at 09:07
by: wildfyr
Nitrostyrene reduction using NaBH4/CuCl2
I think we can agree its a pretty crappy choice for an LL extraction solvent.
18-7-2018 at 19:06
by: wildfyr
Nitrostyrene reduction using NaBH4/CuCl2
Fine, you caught me, I made a roughly 50:50 solution and it did not phase separate.

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18-7-2018 at 13:43
by: wildfyr
Nitrostyrene reduction using NaBH4/CuCl2
I just experimentally checked the solubility, the isopropanol has to be a mistake. Its miscible with ...
18-7-2018 at 12:22
by: wildfyr
Spontaneous Polymerization of Styrene
Trinitrostyrene would probably make an excellent anionic polymerization monomer, but such reactions ...
17-7-2018 at 13:34
by: wildfyr
Spontaneous Polymerization of Styrene
Styrene does have a strong distinctive odor. Its one that I would identify immediately as "terminal ...
17-7-2018 at 13:28
by: wildfyr
H3PO4/P2O5 in esther synthesis
You can use phosphoric acid, but it isn't quite as good a catalyst as sulfuric. P2O5 is generally no ...
12-7-2018 at 03:42
by: wildfyr
Nitrostyrene reduction using NaBH4/CuCl2
The aqueous phase is chock full of salts, IPA is perhaps immiscible under this condition. I agree th ...
11-7-2018 at 09:44
by: wildfyr
"Unprecedented" reduction of amides
byko3y,
While LAH is cheaper, you aren't getting selectivity and mild reaction conditions. They red ...
11-7-2018 at 04:10
by: wildfyr
replacement of diethyl ether
Methyl THF is an interesting replacement. Its a bit expensive, but unreactive and bio-sourced so its ...
9-7-2018 at 05:10
by: wildfyr
Diamond based polymer.
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It is more about the monomers, they dissolve qu ...
2-7-2018 at 08:42
by: wildfyr
Diamond based polymer.
Unsubstituted versions of such polymers with any significant molecular weight are going to have very ...
1-7-2018 at 15:03
by: wildfyr
Thiocyanation of Vanillin using Cu(ii) Advice
This is a bit of an ugly answer, but pyridine can be used to extract copper salts. Usually its done ...
1-7-2018 at 08:19
by: wildfyr
aldehyde bisulfite adduct to acid azide
The direct from aldehyde one involves using IN[sub]3[/sub] which has to be prepared on site. Godspee ...
1-7-2018 at 06:06
by: wildfyr
aldehyde bisulfite adduct to acid azide
I'll have to think more on on the actual functional group conversion (though it seems reasonable), b ...
29-6-2018 at 08:26
by: wildfyr
Reduction of 4-nitrobenzoic acid
The Bechamp reduction (iron filings and HCl) is a very mild and less toxic nitro reduction technique ...
23-6-2018 at 13:02
by: wildfyr

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