One-step dehydration and isomerisation of n-butanol to iso-butene over zeolite catalysts

Dazhi Zhang, Rashid Al-Hajri, Sami A I Barri, David Chadwick

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Abstract

The efficient one-step conversion of n-butanol to iso-butene over zeolite catalysts by combined dehydration and isomerisation has been demonstrated. The medium pore-size unidirectional channel zeolites Theta-1 and ZSM-23 show high conversion and stable selectivity to iso-butene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4088-4090
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume46
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 21 2010

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Zeolites
1-Butanol
Isomerization
Butenes
Dehydration
Catalysts
Pore size
butylene

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  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
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One-step dehydration and isomerisation of n-butanol to iso-butene over zeolite catalysts. / Zhang, Dazhi; Al-Hajri, Rashid; Barri, Sami A I; Chadwick, David.

In: Chemical Communications, Vol. 46, No. 23, 21.06.2010, p. 4088-4090.

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Zhang, Dazhi ; Al-Hajri, Rashid ; Barri, Sami A I ; Chadwick, David. / One-step dehydration and isomerisation of n-butanol to iso-butene over zeolite catalysts. In: Chemical Communications. 2010 ; Vol. 46, No. 23. pp. 4088-4090.
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