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Formation of alcohol conversion catalysts

United States Patent

June 12, 2001
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The method of the present invention involves a composition containing an intimate mixture of (a) metal oxide support particles and (b) a catalytically active metal oxide from Groups VA, VIA, or VIIA, its method of manufacture, and its method of use for converting alcohols to aldehydes. During the conversion process, catalytically active metal oxide from the discrete catalytic metal oxide particles migrates to the oxide support particles and forms a monolayer of catalytically active metal oxide on the oxide support particle to form a catalyst composition having a higher specific activity than the admixed particle composition.
Wachs; Israel E. (Bridgewater, NJ), Cai; Yeping (Louisville, KY)
Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)
09/ 290,404
April 13, 1999
Financial support has been provided by the Division of Basic Energy Sciences of the Department of Energy, grant DEFG02-93ER 14550.