P-M-Wil-20 Effect of Iridium on Au/TiO2 Catalysts in the Hydrogenation of Citral

Monday, June 3, 2013
Willis (Galt House Hotel)
Hugo Rojas1, José J. Martínez Sr.1, Antonio Gómez-Cortés2, Gabriela Díaz2 and Jesus Valencia3, (1)Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, Colombia, (2)Instituto de Física, UNAM, Mexico, (3)Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia.
The presence of gold at low atomic ratios modifies the behavior of iridium due to the formation of Irδ+ sites, which is not observed at higher atomic ratios. This behavior is observed at low reduction temperatures which favors the citral hydrogenation to unsaturated alcohol.

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