Generation of alkenyl-type carbocations from neopentane in HNaY zeolite

H. Förster, I. Kiricsi, J. Seebode, P. Fejes

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In the transformation of neopentane in HNaY zeolite, the presence of alkenyl-type carbocations could be detected by UV-VIS spectroscopy. Generation of these ions was not accompanied by the formation of methane which could be the primary cracking product of neopentane.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)385-389
Number of pages5
JournalReaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 1988


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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