O-W-Fre-4 Selective Oxidation of Propene over Bismuth Molybdate

Wednesday, June 5, 2013: 10:40 AM
French (Galt House Hotel)
Andrew “Bean” Getsoian, Zheng Zhai, Rachel B. Licht and Alexis T. Bell, University of California Berkeley, USA.
A combination of DFT calculations and DRUVS and XANES spectroscopies have been used to investigate the oxidation of propene to acrolein over bismuth molybdate. The identity of the active site has been determined, and linked to the geometric and electronic structure of the catalyst.

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