A new layered metal-organic framework as a promising heterogeneous catalyst for olefin epoxidation reactions

Jingming Zhang, Ankush V. Biradar, Sanhita Pramanik, Thomas J. Emge, Tewodros Asefa, Jing Li

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Abstract

A new layered MOF material [Co(Hoba)2·2H2O] (1) (H2oba = 4,4′-oxybis(benzoic acid)) has been synthesized and used as a highly recyclable heterogeneous catalyst for olefin epoxidation reactions. Both high conversion (96%) and high selectivity of epoxide products (96%) are achieved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6541-6543
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number52
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 6 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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