Catalytic dehydration of 2-propanol on (WO3)3 clusters on TiO2(110)

Kwon Kim Yu, Roger Rousseau, Bruce D. Kay, J. M. White, Zdenek Dohnálek

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Our study of a (WO3)3/TiO2(110) model mixed oxide catalyst shows that this system is an extremely efficient for dehydration of alcohols, effectively lowering the energy barrier as much as possible for an endothermic reaction without yielding a significant concentration of other side products.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5059-5061
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - Apr 16 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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