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Supported organometallic catalysts for hydrogenation and Olefin Polymerization

United States Patent

May 22, 2001
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Novel heterogeneous catalysts for the which hydrogenation of olefins and arenes with high conversion rates under ambient conditions and the polymerization of olefins have been developed. The catalysts are synthesized from Ziegler-type precatalysts by supporting them on sulfate-modified zirconia.
Marks; Tobin J. (Evanston, IL), Ahn; Hongsang (Evanston, IL)
Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
09/ 364,216
July 29, 1999
This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE- FG02-86ER13511 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.