O-W-Seg-4 The Active Site for Propene Metathesis in MoOx/SBA-15

Wednesday, June 5, 2013: 10:40 AM
Segell (Galt House Hotel)
Kazuhiko Amakawa1, Sabine Wrabetz1, Jutta Kröhnert1, Michael Hävecker1,2, Chunsheng Guo1, Lili Sun1, Klaus Hermann1, Israel E. Wachs3, Soe Lwin3, Anatoly I. Frenkel4, Anitha Patlolla4, Robert Schlögl1 and Annette Trunschke1, (1)Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Germany, (2)Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin / BESSY II, Germany, (3)Lehigh University, USA, (4)Yeshiva University, USA.
In propene metathesis over MoOx/SBA-15 catalysts, catalytically relevant Mo sites form a small minority (~1% of the total Mo atoms). We address the structure of the minority sites using multiple ex-situ and in-situ characterization techniques.

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