Synthesis and catalytic properties of cobalt- and molybdenum-containing mesoporous MCM-41 molecular sieves

  • S Ayyappan
  • N Ulagappan
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Mesoporous MCM-41 type silicas containing molybdenum and cobalt have been prepared with pore sizes in the range 30–38 Å and 54–59 Å. Catalytic properties of these materials have been examined with respect to the oxidation of cyclooctene and aniline.


Mesoporous silica MCM-41 Co-SiO2 Mo-SiO2 molecular sieves 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S Ayyappan
    • 1
  • N Ulagappan
    • 2
  1. 1.Materials Research CentreIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific ResearchJakkur BangaloreIndia

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