Selective Hydrogenation of Benzene to Cyclohexene Over Colloidal Ruthenium Catalyst Stabilized by Silica
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- Ning, J., Xu, J., Liu, J. et al. Catal Lett (2006) 109: 175. doi:10.1007/s10562-006-0075-1
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A colloidal ruthenium catalyst stabilized by silica was prepared through microemulsion processing. Ruthenium colloids with particle size about 4 nm are highly dispersed in silica. The selective hydrogenation of benzene to cyclohexene was studied over the catalyst. Much higher activity and selectivity was obtained compared with its supported counterparts.