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On Synthesis and Characterization of Sulfated Alumina–Zirconia Catalysts for Isobutene Alkylation


The porous structure and surface acid–base properties of sulfated zirconia, alumina and alumina–zirconia applied in isobutylene alkylation were characterized using a variety of physico-chemical methods. Catalytic activity was related to catalyst physico-chemical properties.

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This work was executed at the Laboratory of Catalytic Technologies at St. Petersburg State Institute of Technology supported by the mega-grant of the Government of the Russian Federation.

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Vlasov, E.A., Myakin, S.V., Sychov, M.M. et al. On Synthesis and Characterization of Sulfated Alumina–Zirconia Catalysts for Isobutene Alkylation. Catal Lett 145, 1651–1659 (2015).

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  • Alumina
  • Zirconia
  • Porosity
  • Surface acid–base properties
  • Isobutylene alkylation