Light olefin production from CO/H2 over silica supported Fe/Mn/K catalysts derived from a bimetallic carbonyl anion, [Fe2Mn(CO)12]-

L. Bruce, G. Hope, T. W. Turney

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Abstract

Fe/Mn/K catalysts derived from support of the anionic carbonyl, [Fe2Mn(CO)12]- on silica were compared with catalysts prepared by aqueous impregnation methods, and found to be more selective for production of C2-C4 olefins. Addition of K had little effect, whereas variations in reaction conditions altered selectivity owing to secondary reactions of the alkene products.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-180
Number of pages6
JournalReaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters
Volume20
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1982
Externally publishedYes

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