Research on Chemical Intermediates

, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 563–571 | Cite as

Direct catalytic oxidation of cyclohexene to 1, 2-cyclohexanediol by aqueous hydrogen peroxide under solvent-free condition

  • Aiping Zhang
  • Shuang GaoEmail author
  • Ying Lv
  • Zuwei Xi


Cyclohexene can be oxidized directly to 1, 2-cyclohexanediol with aqueous hydrogen peroxide under solvent-free condition using a heteropolyphosphatotungstate catalyst. And an isolated yield of 54% was obtained in this catalytic system.


Cyclohexene Epoxidation Heteropolyphosphatotungstate Hydrogen peroxide 



This work was supported by the National Nature Science Foundation of China (No.20233050) and the National Basic Research Program of China (Grant No. 2003CB615805).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dalian Institute of Chemical PhysicsChinese Academy of SciencesDalianPeoples Republic of China
  2. 2.Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingPeoples Republic of China

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