Isotope labelling study of CO oxidation-assisted epoxidation of propene. Implications for oxygen activation on Au catalysts

Jian Jiang, Sean M. Oxford, Baosong Fu, Mayfair C. Kung, Harold H. Kung, Jiantai Ma

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18O isotope labelling studies of the CO oxidation-assisted epoxidation of propene, catalyzed by a mixture of Au/TiO2 and TS-1, using a methanol-H2O solvent showed the O in the epoxide was exclusively from O2 and not H2O or methanol.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3791-3793
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - May 21 2010


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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