H/D exchange between CH4 and CD4 catalysed by a silica supported tantalum hydride, (≃SiO)2Ta-H

Laurent Lefort, Christophe Copéret, Mostafa Taoufik, Jean Thivolle-Cazat*, Jean-Marie Maurice Basset

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The silica supported tantalum hydride (≃SiO)2Ta-H 1, catalyses the H/D exchange reaction between CH4 and CD4 at 150 °C producing the statistical distribution of all methane isotopomers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)663-664
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number8
StatePublished - Apr 21 2000

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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