This work was supported by the Federal German Ministry of Research and Technology (grant designation: 01 VM 399-ZK/NT/NTS 2036).
Article first published online: 22 DEC 2003
Copyright © 1980 by Verlag Chemie, GmbH, Germany
Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Volume 19, Issue 2, pages 126–127, February 1980
How to Cite
Wunder, F. A. and Leupold, E. I. (1980), A Selective Pathway from Methanol to Ethylene and Propene. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 19: 126–127. doi: 10.1002/anie.198001262
Dedicated to Professor Rolf Sammet on the occasion of his 60th birthday
- Issue published online: 22 DEC 2003
- Article first published online: 22 DEC 2003
- Manuscript Received: 23 NOV 1979
Assured supplies of raw materials is of topical interest in view of the threatening scarcity of petroleum. Mu-doped aluminosilicate catalysts transform methanol into a surprisingly narrow range of products containing a large proportion of ethylene and propene. Methanol is accessible, in principle, from all carbonaceous materials via synthesis gas.