Amination of alcohols with ammonia in water over Rhin catalyst

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Abstract

Amination of various C3 alcohols such as 1,2-propanediol with ammonia was catalyzed by RhIn/C in water while Rh/C was totally inactive. Activated carbon FAC-10 was the best support in terms of activity and resistance to metal leaching. In the amination of 1,2-propanediol, RhIn/C produced amino alcohols in 68% total selectivity and 38% conversion. XRD and TEM measurements showed that RhIn alloy particle with size of 34 nm was formed on the carbon support.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)822-824
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume43
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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  • Chemistry(all)

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