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A preliminary study on microwave assisted metal-free epoxidation of cyclic olefins by hydrogen peroxide – trifluoroethanol system
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1  Department of Engineering and Machinery for Food Industry, University of Agricultural, ul. Balicka 122, 30-149 Krakow, Poland
2  Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Politechnika Krakowska, ul. Warszawska 24, 31-155 Krakow, Poland

Abstract: Preliminary results of microwave assisted epoxidation of cyclic alkenes with hydrogen peroxide – trifluoroethanol system were presented.
Keywords: Epoxidation, alkenes, hydrogen peroxide, fluorinated alcohols, 2,2,2-trifluoroethanol, 1,1,1,3,3,3-hexafluoro-2-propanol, TFE, HFIP, microwave irradiation, green chemistry