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Prof. Dr. Karen Hemelsoet, Jeroen Van der Mynsbrugge, Kristof De Wispelaere, Prof. Dr. Michel Waroquier and Prof. Dr. Veronique Van Speybroeck Unraveling the Reaction Mechanisms Governing Methanol-to-Olefins Catalysis by Theory and Experiment ChemPhysChem 14

Version of Record online: 17 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201201023

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Converting methanol: The methanol-to-olefins (MTO) process is one of the most prominent technologies to bypass crude oil in the production of light olefins. The conversion of methanol occurs over an acidic heterogeneous porous material and many parameters influence the MTO activity and selectivity. This review summarizes proposed reaction routes of both olefin production and catalyst deactivation and points out new developments such as emerging MTO materials and the use of molecular dynamics.

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