Chapter 12. Vanadium Phosphate Catalysts

  1. Prof. S. David Jackson and
  2. Dr. Justin S. J. Hargreaves
  1. Jonathan K. Bartley,
  2. Nicholas F. Dummer and
  3. Graham J. Hutchings

Published Online: 26 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626113.ch12

Metal Oxide Catalysis

Metal Oxide Catalysis

How to Cite

Bartley, J. K., Dummer, N. F. and Hutchings, G. J. (2008) Vanadium Phosphate Catalysts, in Metal Oxide Catalysis (eds S. D. Jackson and J. S. J. Hargreaves), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626113.ch12

Editor Information

  1. University of Glasgow, Department of Chemistry, WestCHEM, Joseph Black Building, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. Cardiff University, School of Chemistry, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318155

Online ISBN: 9783527626113



  • Consecutive mechanisms;
  • Concerted mechanisms;
  • Vanadium phosphates;
  • Maleic anhydride;
  • (100) face;
  • Catalyst activation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Active Catalyst

  • Preparation of VPP Precursors

  • Activation of the Catalyst Precursors

  • Promoted Catalysts

  • Mechanism of n-Butane Partial Oxidation

  • Concluding Comments

  • References