Topics in Catalysis

, Volume 32, Issue 3–4, pp 225–232 | Cite as

Mechanism of C2+ oxygenate synthesis on Rh catalysts

  • Steven S. C. Chuang
  • Robert W. StevensJr.
  • Rajesh Khatri


This paper examines the reaction pathways and the nature of active sites for CO hydrogenation in general and C2+ oxygenate synthesis over Rh catalysts in particular.


C2 oxygenate ethanol mechanism CO hydrogenation hydroformylation Fischer Tropsch synthesis chain growth CO insertion adsorbed CO hydrogen spillover 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven S. C. Chuang
    • 1
  • Robert W. StevensJr.
    • 1
  • Rajesh Khatri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringThe University of AkronAkron

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