Mesopore incorporation into ZSM-5 enhances the dispersion of Pd nanoparticles throughout the hierarchical framework, significantly accelerating m-cresol conversion relative to a conventional microporous ZSM-5, and dramatically increasing selectivity towards the desired methylcyclohexane deoxygenated product. Increasing the acid site density further promotes m-cresol conversion and methylcyclohexane selectivity through efficient dehydration of the intermediate methylcyclohexanol.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Catalysis Science and Technology|
|Early online date||29 Dec 2015|
|Publication status||Published - 21 Apr 2016|
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Funding: EPSRC (EP/K036548/1 and EP/K014706/1), EU FP7 (FP7/2007-2013) grant agreement 604307
Electronic supplementary information: Full synthetic, characterisation and reaction details. See DOI:10.1039/c5cy02072g
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Hierarchical mesoporous Pd/ZSM-5 for the selective catalytic hydrodeoxygenation of m-cresol to methylcyclohexane
Hunns, J. (Creator), Arroyo, M. (Creator), Lee, A. (Creator), Escola, J. M. (Creator), Serrano, D. (Creator) & Wilson, K. (Creator), Aston Data Explorer, 26 May 2016
DOI: 10.17036/69310f3c-071f-433b-8c6a-7a5b4b37783e, https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2016/CY/C5CY02072G#!divAbstract