Brønsted acid

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Brønsted acid

[′brən·steth or ′bren‚sted ′as·əd]
(chemistry)
A chemical species which can act as a source of protons. Also known as proton acid; protonic acid.
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However, why the alkylation of toluene with alcohol should not takes place on the strong Bronsted acid sites?
3:15 LEWIS ACID AND BRONSTED ACID AS CATALYSTS FOR ORGANIC
The catalyst is a Lewis acid and the initiator is a Bronsted acid, such as a halogenated compound.
18] reported that Bronsted acid sites are generated by exchange of inter-lamellar cations with protons and Lewis acid sites correspond to Mg2+ and Al3+ present at the edges of octahedral sheets.