High-activity heterogeneous catalysts prepared in one step from the mesophases of metallosurfactants

MJ Danks, HB Jervis, M Nowotny, Wuzong Zhou, TA Maschmeyer, DW Bruce

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Abstract

Surfactant Ru(II) complexes have been used to template mesoporous silicates using the true liquid crystal templating method, giving evenly dispersed, nanometer-sized ruthenium particles which show very high catalytic activity and selectivity in the hydrogenation of 1-hexene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-98
JournalCatalysis Letters
Volume82
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2002

Keywords

  • mesoporous silicate
  • metallosurfactant
  • true liquid crystal templating
  • ruthenium
  • catalysis
  • hydrogenation
  • MESOPOROUS SILICA
  • COMPLEXES
  • TEMPLATES

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