"The object of this work was to study the reaction between ethylene oxide and ketene, and if possible, to isolate and identify the postulated γ-butyrolactone. Although the results could hardly be described as completely gratifying, they were at least in a sense positive. Many possibilities remain with regard to further modifications of the experimental work on this problem, however it is the author's sincere wish that this investigation will serve some useful purpose in the future"--Introduction, page 4.
Russell, Robert R.
M.S. in Chemistry
Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
iii, 23 pages
© 1955 John Philip Friedrich, All rights reserved.
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Friedrich, John Philip, "Addition of ketene to ethylene oxide" (1955). Masters Theses. 2590.