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Selective alkane activation with single-site atoms on amorphous support

United States Patent

November 24, 2015
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The present invention relates generally to catalysts and methods for use in olefin production. More particularly, the present invention relates to novel amorphously supported single-center, Lewis acid metal ions and use of the same as catalysts.
Hock; Adam S. (Chicago, IL), Schweitzer; Neil M. (Evanston, IL), Miller; Jeffrey T. (Naperville, IL), Hu; Bo (Chicago, IL)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
13/ 830,320
March 14, 2013
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention was made with United States government support pursuant to a contract with the following agencies: U.S. Department of Energy (Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357). The United States government has certain rights in the invention.