Studies on some supported transition metal complex and metal oxide catalysts for oxidation reactions

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Studies on some supported transition metal complex and metal oxide catalysts for oxidation reactions

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dc.contributor.author Xavier, K O
dc.contributor.author Dr.Mohammed Yusuff, K K
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-31T05:28:16Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-31T05:28:16Z
dc.date.issued 2000-06
dc.identifier.uri http://dyuthi.cusat.ac.in/purl/2239
dc.description Department of Chemical Oceanography, Cochin University of Science and Technology en_US
dc.description.abstract Zeolite encapsulated transition metal complexes have received wide attention as an effective heterogenized system that combines the tremendous activity of the metal complexes and the attractive features of the zeolite structure. Zeolite encapsulated complexes offer a bright future for attempts to replace homogeneous systems retaining its catalytic activity and minimizing the technical problems. especially for the partial oxidation of organic compounds. Studies on some zeolite encapsulated transition metal complexes are presented in this thesis. The ligands selected are technically important in a bio-mimetic or structural perspective. Attempts have been made in this study to investigate the composition, structure and stability of encapsulated complexes using available techniques. The catalytic activity of encapsulated complexes was evaluated for the oxidation of some organic compounds. The recycling ability of the catalyst as a result of the encapsulation was also studied.Our studies on Cu-Cr/Al2O3, a typical metal oxide catalyst. illustrate the use of design techniques to modify the properties of such conventional catalysts. The catalytic activity of this catalyst for the oxidation of carbon monoxide was measured. The effect of additives like Ce02 or Ti02 on the activity and stability of this system was also investigated. The additive is potent to improve the activity and stability ofthe catalyst so as to be more effective in commercial usage. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Cochin University of Science & Technology en_US
dc.subject Transition metal complex en_US
dc.subject metal oxide catalysts en_US
dc.subject oxidation reactions en_US
dc.title Studies on some supported transition metal complex and metal oxide catalysts for oxidation reactions en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.faculty Science en_US


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