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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Alumina-catalyzed epoxidation with hydrogen peroxide: Recycling experiments and activity of sol-gel alumina|
|Abstract:||Commercial alumina looses some activity after the first opoxidation reaction of (S)-limonene with hydrogen peroxide, but maintains a good activity and a very high selectivity in the subsequent three reactions. After this its activity is strongly reduced, probably due to structural modifications. Aluminas obtainc by sol-gel methods are normally less active than the commercial alumina. However, the use of monomeric aluminum sec-butoxide and of oxalic acid to form stable alumina mesophases allows a very active alumina to be obtained, which catalyses the epoxidation of the less reactive cyclohexene with hydrogen peroxide in 98% yield. Close to 50% of the active oxygen is used up in the formation of molecular oxygen.|
|Editor:||Wiley-v C H Verlag Gmbh|
|Appears in Collections:||Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - Unicamp|
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