Role of olefins in the hydrogenolysis of butanes on a platinum catalyst

A. Sárkány, L. Guczi, P. Tétényi

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Abstract

The reaction of 2-methylpropane has been investigated in presence of helium and hydrogen over a platinum black catalyst. The appearence of olefins in the gas phase indicates that the precursor of these unsaturated compounds adsorb ed on the surface may have some role in the self-poisoning observed during hydrogenolysis and/or isomerization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-173
Number of pages5
JournalReaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters
Volume1
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 1974

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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