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The Effects of Cofeeding Chlorinated Hydrocarbons in the Direct Epoxidation of Propylene by Molecular Oxygen

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  • Dr. Anusorn Seubsai,

    1. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (USA), Fax: (+1) 310-440-8309
    2. LCS, Los Angeles, CA 90024 (USA)
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  • Prof. Dr. Selim Senkan

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    1. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (USA), Fax: (+1) 310-440-8309
    • Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (USA), Fax: (+1) 310-440-8309
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Abstract

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Chlorine does it again: Similar to the ethylene epoxidation, the introduction of chlorinated hydrocarbon (CHC) additives to the C3H6/O2 feed enables the steady production of propylene oxide (PO), albeit at a slight decrease in propylene conversion.

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