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Title: A Fe5C2 Nanocatalyst for the Preferential Synthesis of Ethanol via Dimethyl Oxalate Hydrogenation

Abstract

A Fe-based catalyst carbonized in an environment of methanol-H2 exhibits excellent catalytic activity with significantly high selectivity to ethanol of 89.6% in gas-phase hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate. Due to the presence of Fe5C2 species, ethanol was preferentially produced via the hydrogenation of methyl acetate instead of ethylene glycol.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [3]; ORCiD logo [4];  [5];  [5]; ORCiD logo [4];  [1];  [1]
  1. Tianjin University
  2. VISITORS
  3. Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics
  4. BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB)
  5. State University of New York at Binghamton
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1557093
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-124515
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Chemical Communications
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 53; Journal Issue: 39
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Fe5C2, dimethyl oxalate, hydrogenation, ethanol

Citation Formats

He, Jia, Zhao, Yujun, Wang, Yue, Wang, Junhu, Zheng, Jian, Zhang, Hanlei, Zhou, Guangwen, Wang, Chongmin, Wang, Shengping, and Ma, Xinbin. A Fe5C2 Nanocatalyst for the Preferential Synthesis of Ethanol via Dimethyl Oxalate Hydrogenation. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1039/C7CC01644A.
He, Jia, Zhao, Yujun, Wang, Yue, Wang, Junhu, Zheng, Jian, Zhang, Hanlei, Zhou, Guangwen, Wang, Chongmin, Wang, Shengping, & Ma, Xinbin. A Fe5C2 Nanocatalyst for the Preferential Synthesis of Ethanol via Dimethyl Oxalate Hydrogenation. United States. doi:10.1039/C7CC01644A.
He, Jia, Zhao, Yujun, Wang, Yue, Wang, Junhu, Zheng, Jian, Zhang, Hanlei, Zhou, Guangwen, Wang, Chongmin, Wang, Shengping, and Ma, Xinbin. Sun . "A Fe5C2 Nanocatalyst for the Preferential Synthesis of Ethanol via Dimethyl Oxalate Hydrogenation". United States. doi:10.1039/C7CC01644A.
@article{osti_1557093,
title = {A Fe5C2 Nanocatalyst for the Preferential Synthesis of Ethanol via Dimethyl Oxalate Hydrogenation},
author = {He, Jia and Zhao, Yujun and Wang, Yue and Wang, Junhu and Zheng, Jian and Zhang, Hanlei and Zhou, Guangwen and Wang, Chongmin and Wang, Shengping and Ma, Xinbin},
abstractNote = {A Fe-based catalyst carbonized in an environment of methanol-H2 exhibits excellent catalytic activity with significantly high selectivity to ethanol of 89.6% in gas-phase hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate. Due to the presence of Fe5C2 species, ethanol was preferentially produced via the hydrogenation of methyl acetate instead of ethylene glycol.},
doi = {10.1039/C7CC01644A},
journal = {Chemical Communications},
number = 39,
volume = 53,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {5}
}

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