Catalysis Letters

, Volume 6, Issue 3–6, pp 389–393 | Cite as

Enhancement of ethylene hydroformylation over Ni/SiO2 through sulfur promotion

  • Steven S. C. Chuang
  • Shyh -Ing Pien
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Abstract

Sulfidation of Ni/SiO2 with H2S leads to a blockage of bridge-CO sites, an upward shift in the wavenumber of linearly adsorbed CO, an inhibition of ethylene hydrogenation, and an enhancement of the formation of propionaldehyde from ethylene hydroformylation.

Hydroformylation ethylene synthesis gas propionaldehyde sulfided nickel infrared spectroscopy 

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© J.C. Baltzer A.G. Scientific Publishing Company 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven S. C. Chuang
    • 1
  • Shyh -Ing Pien
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of AkronAkronUSA

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