stannum


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stannum

(ˈstænəm)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an obsolete name for tin1
[C18: from Late Latin: tin, from Latin: alloy of silver and lead, perhaps of Celtic origin; compare Welsh ystaen tin]
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I have ignored the Latin names used for some of the elements (for example, NATRIUM, STANNUM and STIBIUM) and I have also ignored old/earlier/suggested/preliminary names used for some of the elements (eg BRIMSTONE for SULPHUR/SULFUR, CELTIUM for HAFNIUM, and TYRIUM for NEODYMIUM).
In order to avoid some of the problems associated with these procedures and also in continuation of our ongoing work on solid acid (supported or not) catalysts, towards the eco-friendly organic synthesis [23-28] herein, we introduce promoted tin (stannum) as an efficient solid acid catalyst for the rapid synthesis of N-tert-butoxy carbonylated amines under solventfree conditions.