PROCESS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF 2,2', 4,4'-TETRAHYDROXY- BENZOPHENONE.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 360
Amount: $419,188.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1984
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Helix Associates Inc.
P.o. Box 4694, Newark, DE, 19715
Duns: N/A
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Walter Z. Heldt
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Business Contact
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Research Institution
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Abstract
A ONE STEP SYNTHESIS OF THE ABOVE COMPOUND FROM COMMERCIALLYAVAILABLE RESORCINOL AND RESORCYLIC ACID WILL BE INVESTIGATED USING HYDROGEN FLUORIDE, BORON TRIFLUORIDE, NAFION(R) RESINS, AND OTHER STRONG LEWIS ACIDS AS CATALYSTS.YIELDS WILL BE OPTIMIZED FOR THE PREFERRED SYSTEMS. A COST EFFECTIVE PURIFICATION TO A PRODUCT USUABLE IN THIN FILM SOLAR APPLICATION WILL BE WORKED OUT.

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