Comparative IR and UV-Vis spectroscopic studies of propene adsorption and reaction on H-mordenite, dealuminated H-mordenite, dealuminated mazzite, montmorillonite and Al13-pillared montmorillonite have been carried out. On all systems propene is first transformed into polymeric species (CnH2n+1 +). On HMOR (both as such and dealuminated), allylic carbocations are successively produced by loss of H2, the monoenic species (CnH2n−1 +) being formed at room temperature and the dienic (CnH2n−3 +) and trienic (CnH2n−5 +) species at higher temperatures. These species are not observed on the other systems, although they are presumably formed as unstable intermediates. In fact, on all the zeolites studied here two cyclic penta-atomic and hexa-atomic allylic carbocations have been observed for the first time. On all systems, the final products of reaction are polyaromatic species which, on the basis of their reaction with NH3 still exhibit unsaturated carbocation behaviour. The activity of the various samples depends on their pore dimensions and on the nature of acidic sites involved: the larger the available pore space, the more branched is the polymer and the more difficult it is to observe allylic carbocations. Evidence is provided for a Brønsted-induced mechanism.
Research on Chemical Intermediates – Springer Journals
Published: Apr 15, 2009
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera