Low temperature activation of methane over a zinc-exchanged heteropolyacid as an entry to its selective oxidation to methanol and acetic acid

Umesh Patil, Youssef Saih, Edy Abou-Hamad, Ali Imad Ali Hamieh, Jeremie Pelletier, Jean-Marie Basset

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Abstract

A Zn-exchanged heteropolyacid supported onto silica (Zn-HPW/SiO2) activates methane at 25 °C into Zn-methyl. At higher temperatures and with CH4/O2 or CH4/CO2, it gives methanol and acetic acid respectively. This journal is
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12348-12351
Number of pages4
JournalChem. Commun.
Volume50
Issue number82
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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