Catalytic synthesis of low molecular weight olefins from CO and H 2 with Fe(CO)5, Fe3(CO)12, and [HFe3(CO)11]- supported on inorganic oxides

Dominique Commereuc, Y. Chauvin*, F. Hugues, Jean-Marie Maurice Basset, D. Olivier

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Fe(CO)5, Fe3(CO)12, and [HFe 3(CO)11]- supported on inorganic oxides such as Al2O3, La2O3, MgO, or SiO 2, exhibit, after decomposition under CO+ H2, a very high selectivity in Fischer-Tropsch syntheses for low molecular weight olefins.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)154-155
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

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