O-W-Seg-1 Propylene (C3=) Metathesis on WOx/SiO2 catalysts: Molecular Structure Reactivity/Selectivity Relationships

Wednesday, June 5, 2013: 9:40 AM
Segell (Galt House Hotel)
Soe Lwin1, Nikolaos Soultanidis2, Anitha Patlolla3, Anatoly I. Frenkel3, Michael S. Wong2 and Israel E. Wachs1, (1)Lehigh University, USA, (2)Rice University, USA, (3)Yeshiva University, USA.
Olefin metathesis is a very versatile and significant industrial reaction.  By relating the nature of tungsten oxide species and reaction intermediates under realistic industrial conditions involved to the desired metathesis products, rational design of olefin metathesis catalysts can be undertaken.

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