ZrO2-SBA-15 catalysts for the one-pot cascade synthesis of GVL from furfural

Iglesias, J, Melero, J, Morales, G, Paniagua, M, Hernández, B, Osatiashtiani, A, Lee, A and Wilson, K 2018, 'ZrO2-SBA-15 catalysts for the one-pot cascade synthesis of GVL from furfural', Catalysis Science and Technology, vol. 8, no. 17, pp. 4485-4493.


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Title ZrO2-SBA-15 catalysts for the one-pot cascade synthesis of GVL from furfural
Author(s) Iglesias, J
Melero, J
Morales, G
Paniagua, M
Hernández, B
Osatiashtiani, A
Lee, A
Wilson, K
Year 2018
Journal name Catalysis Science and Technology
Volume number 8
Issue number 17
Start page 4485
End page 4493
Total pages 9
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Abstract Controlling the thickness of zirconia monolayers coated over SBA-15 offers an effective way to tune catalytic performance for the acid-mediated and hydrogen transfer (Meerwein Ponndorf Verley, MPV) cascade transformation of furfural to -valerolactone. Complementary mechanistic and kinetic modelling establishes the existence of the two distinct zirconium active species (weak and strong acid sites), whose balancing enables optimisation of the cascade and hence maximal -valerolactone (GVL) production.
Subject Catalysis and Mechanisms of Reactions
Catalytic Process Engineering
Nanomaterials
Keyword(s) Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley
Gamma-Valerolactone
Lewis-Acid
Transfer Hydrogenation
Oppenauer Reactions
Zirconia
Conversion
Beta
Reduction
Zeolite
DOI - identifier 10.1039/c8cy01121d
Copyright notice This journal is © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2018
ISSN 2044-4753
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