O-Th-Seg-9 Mechanistic Consequences of Composition in Selective Methanol Oxidation on Acid-Redox Bifunctional Polyoxometalate Clusters

Thursday, June 6, 2013: 11:40 AM
Segell (Galt House Hotel)
Prashant Deshlahra, Robert T. Carr, Neelay Phadke and Enrique Iglesia, University of California Berkeley, USA.
Materials with diverse composition and known structure are used to examine the effect of composition on kinetically relevant H-abstraction and re-oxidation steps involved in selective oxidation reactions and to establish rigorous relations between reactivity and relevant theoretical descriptors of redox property and acid strength.

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