Simple and scalable preparation of highly active lewis acidic Sn-β

Ceri Hammond, Sabrina Conrad, Ive Hermans

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Abstract

Tin goes in: The solid Lewis acid Sn-zeoliteβ is obtained in a simple and scalable procedure (see scheme). A high metal content can be obtained, without undesirable side-effects. The space-time-yields of the resulting catalysis are over one order-of-magnitude larger than those of the state-of-the-art materials for the Baeyer-Villiger oxidation of cyclohexanone and the synthesis of ethyl lactate from the triose dihydroxyacetone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11736-11739
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume51
Issue number47
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 19 2012

Keywords

  • Lewis acid catalysis
  • selective oxidation
  • sustainable chemistry
  • triose isomerization
  • zeolite synthesis

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