Low temperature 1,1,1-trichloroethane dehydrochlorination over Pt catalysts: from model surfaces to the real world

Adam F. Lee, Paul A. Carr, Karen Wilson

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Abstract

Fast X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy reveals efficient C–Cl activation of 1,1,1-trichloroethane occurs over platinum surfaces at 150 K, and in the presence of hydrogen, sustained ambient temperature dehydrochlorination to HCl and ethane is possible over supported Pt/Al2O3 catalysts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2774-2775
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
Early online date22 Oct 2004
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Dec 2004

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