Topics in Catalysis

, Volume 52, Issue 9, pp 1175–1181

Shape Selective Chemistries with Modified Mordenite Zeolites


    • The Dow Chemical Company
    • JMG LLC
  • Michael M. Olken
    • Dow Chemical, Chemistry & Catalysis R&D
  • G. John Lee
    • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Garry R. Meima
    • Dow Benelux N.V., Chemistry & Catalysis R&D
  • Pierre A. Jacobs
    • Laboratorium voor OppervlaktechemieKatholieke Universitat Leuven
  • Johan A. Martens
    • Laboratorium voor OppervlaktechemieKatholieke Universitat Leuven
Original Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s11244-009-9269-2

Cite this article as:
Garcés, J.M., Olken, M.M., John Lee, G. et al. Top Catal (2009) 52: 1175. doi:10.1007/s11244-009-9269-2


This is a review of work carried at Dow Chemical on the design and characterization of novel mordenite catalysts with a unique micro and meso-porous structure characterized by a variety of methods including, TEM, BET surface area and pore size distribution, and n-decane hydro-conversion. The catalytic performance of these catalysts in shape selective reactions is illustrated with results from n-decane hydro-conversion and applications to alkylation and trans-alkylation reactions of mono and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons and other chemistries.


Mordenite 3 DDM catalyst Mesoporosity Bifunctional hydro-conversion of n-decane Alkylation Trans-alkylation mono Polynuclear aromatics

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