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Recently Published Articles
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William N. P. van der Graaff, Dr. Guanna Li, Brahim Mezari, Dr. Evgeny A. Pidko and Prof. Dr. Emiel ;J. M. Hensen
Article first published online: 27 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201403050
Only in the framework! Extraframework Sn (EFSn) species in Sn-Beta zeolites have a negative impact on the activity and selectivity of the catalyst for the conversion of 1,3-dihydroxyacetone into methyl lactate. The reported method is specifically designed to avoid EFSn formation during the synthesis of Sn-Beta zeolites. In this way, the activity and selectivity of the catalysts are significantly improved.
- Synthesis of Oxazolidinones from Epoxides and Isocyanates Catalyzed by Rare-Earth-Metal Complexes
Peng Wang, Jie Qin, Dr. Dan Yuan, Prof. Yaorong Wang and Prof. Yingming Yao
Article first published online: 26 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201403015
Does Kepler-186f count as a rare earth? Rare-earth-metal complexes stabilized by an amino-bridged triphenolate ligand are highly active in catalyzing the cycloaddition of isocyanates and epoxides. Under mild conditions, various terminal and disubstituted epoxides as well as arylisocyanates are transformed into corresponding oxazolidinones with moderate to good yields and good regio- and stereoselectivity.
- Role of Vanadium and Phosphorus in Substituted Keggin-Type Heteropolyoxo Molybdates Supported on Silica SBA-15 in Selective Propene Oxidation
Rafael Zubrzycki, Dr. Jan Dirk Epping and Prof. Thorsten Ressler
Article first published online: 26 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201402970
Making interaction possible: Vanadium-containing Keggin-type hetero polyoxo molybdate ([PV2Mo10O40]5−) is supported on silica SBA-15 (PV2Mo10-SBA-15). The structural evolution and catalytic activity of PV2Mo10-SBA-15 are investigated under selective propene oxidation conditions by using in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy. PV2Mo10-SBA-15 forms a mixture of mainly tetrahedral [MoOx] and [VOx] units during thermal treatment under propene oxidation conditions. Mainly tetrahedral [MoOx] and [VOx] units seem to be in close proximity and interact under catalytic conditions.
- XAS and XES Techniques Shed Light on the Dark Side of Ziegler–Natta Catalysts: Active-Site Generation
Dr. Elena Groppo, Dr. Erik Gallo, Dr. Kalaivani Seenivasan, Kirill A. Lomachenko, Dr. Anna Sommazzi, Prof. Silvia Bordiga, Dr. Pieter Glatzel, Dr. Roelof van Silfhout, Anton Kachatkou, Dr. Wim Bras and Prof. Carlo Lamberti
Article first published online: 24 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201402989
Shedding light on the active site: The local structure and electronic properties of the active Ti sites in heterogeneous Ziegler–Natta catalysts, generated in situ by interaction of the precatalyst with different aluminum-alkyl activators, is investigated by X-ray absorption and valence-to-core X-ray emission spectroscopy (XAS and vtc-XES). The active system is a highly dispersed TiCl3-like phase in which the Ti sites are surrounded by bridged chlorine ligands and terminal chlorine ligands.
- Direct Electrochemical Addressing of Immobilized Alcohol Dehydrogenase for the Heterogeneous Bioelectrocatalytic Reduction of Butyraldehyde to Butanol
S. Schlager, Dr. H. Neugebauer, M. Haberbauer, G. Hinterberger and Prof. Dr. N. S. Sariciftci
Article first published online: 20 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201402932
Bioelectrocatalysis for butanol: The direct electrochemical addressing of immobilized alcohol dehydrogenase for the reduction of butyraldehyde to butanol without consumption of NADH is reported. The selective reduction of butyraldehyde to butanol occurs at room temperature, ambient pressure, and neutral pH.