P-Tu-134 Effect of Support on Ethylene Epoxidation Over Ag Catalysts

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Atiporn Chongterdtoonskul1, Sumaeth Chavadej1, Thammanoon Sreethawong1 and Johannes W. Schwank2, (1)Petroleum and Petrochemical College, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, (2)Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Compared with conventional Ag catalysts supported on α-alumina, Ag-loaded SrTiO3 (sol-gel) catalysts were found to exhibit much better catalytic activity for the ethylene epoxidation reaction, providing both the highest EO yields and EO selectivities up to 99 %.

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