9. The Fischer—Tropsch synthesis

  1. Frank R. Hartley2 and
  2. Saul Patai3
  1. G. Henrici-Olivé and
  2. S. Olivé

Published Online: 21 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470771754.ch9

The Metal - Carbon Bond: Volume 3 (1985)

The Metal - Carbon Bond: Volume 3 (1985)

How to Cite

Henrici-Olivé, G. and Olivé, S. (1985) The Fischer—Tropsch synthesis, in The Metal - Carbon Bond: Volume 3 (1985) (eds F. R. Hartley and S. Patai), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470771754.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham, England

  2. 3

    The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471905578

Online ISBN: 9780470771754

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Keywords:

  • polymerization reaction;
  • molecular weight;
  • carbon–carbon bonds;
  • carbon monoxide;
  • historical development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History

  • Present Status of Technical Development

  • The Products of the Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis

  • Distribution of Molecular Weights

  • Kinetics and Thermodynamics of the Fischer-Tropsch Reaction

  • Reaction Mechanism

  • Product Selectivity

  • Outlook

  • References