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, Teddy Asefa, Jing Li

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A new layered MOF material [Co(Hoba) 2·2H 2O] (1) (H 2oba = 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
Issue number52
Publication statusPublished - Jul 4 2012


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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