TITLE

Tiny trimer, big result

AUTHOR(S)
Curtiss, Larry; Greeley, Jeff; Vadja, Stefan
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Jul/Aug2010, Issue 829/830, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the production of propylene oxide (PO) from propylene. Among the current applications of PO are propylene glycol, polypropylene glycol, propylene glycols ethers and propylene carbonate. Indirect oxidation processes include one based on oxidation of propylene with organic hydroperoxides and another based on the use of hydrogen peroxide for epoxidation in the presence of a catalyst. A discussion on the discovery of two new silver nanoarchitectures with silver trimers is also presented.
ACCESSION #
52847500

 

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