Thermal decomposition of tetraethyl ammonium tetrafluoroborate
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Thermal decomposition of tetraethyl ammonium tetrafluoroborate has been studied employing simultaneous techniques of TG–DTG–DSC—quadrupole mass spectrometric techniques in an inert atmosphere of pure Helium gas at a sample heating rate of 5 K min−1 employing a platinum crucible. The observed decomposition paths are the most commonly expected Hofmann elimination and substitution reactions paths.
KeywordsDecomposition Tetraethyl Ammonium Tetrafluoroborate Thermal
Dr. M. R. R. Prasad would like to express his sincere thanks to M/s. Netzsch-Geratebau Germany for extending their instrumental facility support in carrying out this research work. He also would like to express his sincere thanks to Dr. B. Sreedhar, Principal Scientist, IICT, Hyderabad in extending his valuable support by participating in the technical discussion on this subject.
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