P-Tu-78 Selective Hydrogenation of Cinnamaldehyde over Pt/CNT in Carbon Dioxide Expended Trifluoroethanol

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Bao-Hui Zhao, Jian-Gang Chen, Xuan Liu, Zhong-Wen Liu and Zhao-Tie Liu, Key Laboratory of Applied Surface and Colloid Chemistry, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, China
The CO2-expanded trifluoroethanol was proved a highly effective medium for the selectively hydrogenation of α, β-unsaturated aldehyde. Over 95% selectivity to the C=O hydrogenated product was achieved over Pt/MWCNT under the conditions of 60 oC, 18 MPa, and reaction time of 3 – 6 h.

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