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Title: Selective oxidation of alkanes and/or alkenes to valuable oxygenates

Abstract

A catalyst, its method of preparation and its use for producing at least one of methacrolein and methacrylic acid, for example, by subjecting isobutane or isobutylene or a mixture thereof to a vapor phase catalytic oxidation in the presence of air or oxygen. In the case where isobutane alone is subjected to a vapor phase catalytic oxidation in the presence of air or oxygen, the product is at least one of isobutylene, methacrolein and methacrylic acid. The catalyst comprises a compound having the formula A.sub.aB.sub.bX.sub.xY.sub.yZ.sub.zO.sub.o wherein A is one or more elements selected from the group of Mo, W and Zr, B is one or more elements selected from the group of Bi, Sb, Se, and Te, X is one or more elements selected from the group of Al, Bi, Ca, Ce, Co, Fe, Ga, Mg, Ni, Nb, Sn, W and Zn, Y is one or more elements selected from the group of Ag, Au, B, Cr, Cs, Cu, K, La, Li, Mg, Mn, Na, Nb, Ni, P, Pb, Rb, Re, Ru, Sn, Te, Ti, V and Zr, and Z is one or more element from the X or Y groups or from the following: As, Ba, Pd, Pt, Sr,more » or mixtures thereof, and wherein a=1, 0.05« less

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Maple Glen, PA
  2. North Brunwick, NJ
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Evernu Technology, LLC (Warminster, PA)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1015299
Patent Number(s):
7,888,281
Application Number:
12/016,264
Assignee:
Evernu Technology, LLC (Warminster, PA)
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-02ER83420
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Lin, Manhua, and Pillai, Krishnan S. Selective oxidation of alkanes and/or alkenes to valuable oxygenates. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Lin, Manhua, & Pillai, Krishnan S. Selective oxidation of alkanes and/or alkenes to valuable oxygenates. United States.
Lin, Manhua, and Pillai, Krishnan S. Tue . "Selective oxidation of alkanes and/or alkenes to valuable oxygenates". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1015299.
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title = {Selective oxidation of alkanes and/or alkenes to valuable oxygenates},
author = {Lin, Manhua and Pillai, Krishnan S},
abstractNote = {A catalyst, its method of preparation and its use for producing at least one of methacrolein and methacrylic acid, for example, by subjecting isobutane or isobutylene or a mixture thereof to a vapor phase catalytic oxidation in the presence of air or oxygen. In the case where isobutane alone is subjected to a vapor phase catalytic oxidation in the presence of air or oxygen, the product is at least one of isobutylene, methacrolein and methacrylic acid. The catalyst comprises a compound having the formula A.sub.aB.sub.bX.sub.xY.sub.yZ.sub.zO.sub.o wherein A is one or more elements selected from the group of Mo, W and Zr, B is one or more elements selected from the group of Bi, Sb, Se, and Te, X is one or more elements selected from the group of Al, Bi, Ca, Ce, Co, Fe, Ga, Mg, Ni, Nb, Sn, W and Zn, Y is one or more elements selected from the group of Ag, Au, B, Cr, Cs, Cu, K, La, Li, Mg, Mn, Na, Nb, Ni, P, Pb, Rb, Re, Ru, Sn, Te, Ti, V and Zr, and Z is one or more element from the X or Y groups or from the following: As, Ba, Pd, Pt, Sr, or mixtures thereof, and wherein a=1, 0.05},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2011},
month = {2}
}

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