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Benign oxidants and single-site solid catalysts for the solvent-free selective oxidation of toluene

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Two types of single-site heterogeneous catalysts have been designed so as to facilitate either the side-chain oxidation or ring-hydroxylation of toluene in O2 (solvent-free) or by employing aqueous (H2O2) or organic (cumene hydroperoxide) hydroperoxides in high yield. The use of H2O2 and cumene hydroperoxide in particular, facilitates the ring-hydroxylation of toluene when zeolite-encapsulated metal complexes, such as perhalogenated or tetra-nitro-substituted phthalocyanines, are used as catalysts. Nanoporous, redox molecular sieves, display a higher tendency for the side-chain oxidation of toluene with air as an oxidant, with benzoic acid as the predominant product.

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Raja, R., Thomas, J.M. and Dreyer, V. (2006) Benign oxidants and single-site solid catalysts for the solvent-free selective oxidation of toluene Catalysis Letters, 110, (3-4), pp. 179-183. (doi:10.1007/s10562-006-0106-y).

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Published date: 2006
Keywords: aluminophosphates, green chemistry, zeolites, cyclohexane, ring-hydroxylation, benzoic acid, molecular-sieve catalysts, air, oxygen, toluene oxidation, design, single-site heterogeneous catalysts, alkanes

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Local EPrints ID: 54220
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/54220
ISSN: 1011-372X
PURE UUID: 3bfcff82-11d4-4801-8f33-35752357f135
ORCID for R. Raja: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-4161-7053

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Date deposited: 31 Jul 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:36

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Author: R. Raja ORCID iD
Author: J.M. Thomas
Author: V. Dreyer

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