Highly efficient recycling of a "sandwich" type polyoxometalate oxidation catalyst using solvent resistant nanofiltration

Peter T. Witte, Sankhanilay Roy Chowdhury, Johan E. Ten Elshof, Dorit Sloboda-Rozner, Ronny Neumann, Paul L. Alsters

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A "sandwich" type polyoxometalate catalyst ([MeN-(n-C 8H17)3]12[WZn3(ZnW 9O34)2]) was very efficiently recycled by nanofiltration with almost quantitative retention, using an α-alumina supported mesoporous γ-alumina membrane.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1206-1208
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Mar 7 2005


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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