Accession Number : AD0164438

Title :   Lanthanide Isopropoxides and Preparation of Same.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Mazdiyasni,Khodabakhsh ; Brown,Leanne M. ; Lynch,Charles T.

Report Date : 11 SEP 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes a process for preparing alkoxides of the lanthanide elements, in high yields and at increased reaction rates. Elements such as lanthanum, cerium, praseodymium and neodymium are reacted with isopropyl alcohol in the presence of a catalytic amount of mercuric iodide or a mixture of mercuric chloride and mercuric acetate.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Rare earth compounds, Mercury compounds, Catalysts, Synthesis(Chemistry), Rare earth elements

Subject Categories : Inorganic Chemistry
      Organic Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE