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Catalytic oxidative dehydrogenation process and catalyst

United States Patent

6,548,447
April 15, 2003
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Olefins from High Yield Autothermal Reforming Process
A process for the production of a mono-olefin from a gaseous paraffinic hydrocarbon having at least two carbon atoms or mixtures thereof comprising reacting the hydrocarbons and molecular oxygen in the presence of a platinum catalyst. The catalyst consists essentially of platinum modified with Sn or Cu and supported on a ceramic monolith.
Yokoyama; Chikafumi (Tokyo, JP), Bharadwaj; Sameer S. (Minneapolis, MN), Schmidt; Lanny D. (Minneapolis, MN)
Regents of the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
09/ 253,265
February 19, 1999
This invention was made with government support under grant number CTS 9311295 awarded by the National Science Foundation. The government has certain rights in the invention.