Supported nickel-rhenium catalysts for selective hydrogenation of methyl esters to alcohols

K. Liu, J.C. Pritchard, L. Lu, R. van Putten, M.W.G.M. Verhoeven, M. Schmitkamp, X. Huang, L. Lefort, C.J. Kiely, E.J.M. Hensen, E.A. Pidko

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Abstract

The addition of Re to Ni on TiO2 yields efficient catalysts for the hydrogenation of acids and esters to alcohols under mild conditions. Rhenium promotes the formation of atomically dispersed and sub-nanometre-sized bimetallic species interacting strongly with the oxide support.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9761-9764
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume53
Issue number70
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Sep 2017

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    Liu, K., Pritchard, J. C., Lu, L., van Putten, R., Verhoeven, M. W. G. M., Schmitkamp, M., ... Pidko, E. A. (2017). Supported nickel-rhenium catalysts for selective hydrogenation of methyl esters to alcohols. Chemical Communications, 53(70), 9761-9764. https://doi.org/10.1039/C7CC04759B