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Heterogeneous Catalysis and Fine Chemicals IV - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444823908, 9780080533933

Heterogeneous Catalysis and Fine Chemicals IV, Volume 108

1st Edition

Editors: H.U. Blaser A. Baiker R. Prins
eBook ISBN: 9780080533933
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 19th June 1997
Page Count: 674
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Table of Contents

Chapter headings and selected papers: Industrial and Engineering Problems. Homogeneous catalysis for fine chemicals synthesis - new trends and perspectives (M. Beller). Catalysis for agrochemicals: the case history of the DUAL herbicide (R.R. Bader, H.U. Blaser). Heterogeneous vs. homogeneous catalysis in manufacturing of terbinafine - a case study for route selection of an industrial process (U. Beutler et al.). Multiple use of palladium in a homogeneous and a consecutive heterogeneous catalytic reaction (P. Baumeister et al.). The optimization of the catalytic hydrogenation of hydroxybenzamidines to benzamidines (M.G. Scaros et al.). Alkylation and Acylation Reactions. Replacing liquid acids in fine chemical synthesis by sulfonated polysiloxanes as solid acids and as acidic supports for precious metal catalysts (St. Wieland, P. Panster). Amine functions linked to MCM-41-type silicas as a new class of solid base catalysts for condensation reactions (M. Laspéras et al.). Modified clay catalysts for acylation of crown compounds (S. Békássy et al.). Acylation of aromatics over a HBEA Zeolite; effect of solvent and of acylating agent (F. Jayat et al.). Zeolite-catalysed acetylation of alkenes with acetic anhydride (K. Smith et al.). Enantio- and Diastereoselective Hydrogenation Reactions. Enantioselective hydrogenation of ethyl-pyruvate and isophorone over modified Pt and Pd catalysts (A. Tungler et al.). Controlling the enantioselective hydrogenation of ethyl pyruvate using zeolites as catalyst support (K. Morgenschweis et al.). Kinetic modeling of the ligand accelerated catalysis in the enantioselective hydrogenation of ethyl pyruvate; influence of solvents, catalysts and additives (H.U. Blaser et al.). Modeling of kinetically coupled selective hydrogenation reactions: kinetic rationalization of pressure effects on enantioselectivity (J. Wang et al.). Enantioselective hydrogenation of (E)-&agr;-phenylcinnamic acid on cinchonidine-modified palladium catalysts; influence of support (Y. Nitta et al.). Chemoselective Hydrogenation Reactions. Selective reduction of nitro groups in aromatic azo compounds (M. Lauwiner et al.). Selective catalytic hydrogenation of 2,4-dinitrotoluene to nitroaryl-hydroxylamines on supported metal catalysts (M.G. Musolino et al.). Kinetics and pathways of selective hydrogenation of 1-(4-nitrobenzyl)-1,2,4-triazole (C. LeBlond et al.). Design of selective 1-ethyl-2-nitromethylenepyrrolidine hydrogenation for pharmaceutical production (V.A. Semikolenov et al.). Kinetic study of nitroaliphatic compound hydrogenation (V. Dubois et al.). Oxidation Reactions. Epoxidation of cycloalkenones over amorphous titania-silica aerogels (R. Hutter et al.). Selective aerobic epoxidation of olefins over NaY and NaZSM-5 zeolites containing transition metal ions (O. Kholdeeva et al.). Effect of preparation methods of titania/silicas on their catalytic activities in the oxidation of olefins (M. Toba et al.). Heterogeneous catalysts from organometallic precursors: how to design isolated, stable and active sites; applications to zirconium catalyzed organic reactions (A. Choplin et al.). Selective sulfoxidation of thioethers on Ti-containing zeolites under mild conditions (V. Hulea et al.). Immobilized and Encapsulated Complex Catalysts. PDMS occluded Ti-MCM-41 as an improved olefin epoxidation catalyst (I.F.J. Vankelecom et al.). Epoxidation with manganese N,N'-bis(2-pyridinecarboxamide) complexes encapsulated in Zeolite Y (P.P. Knops-Gerrits et al.). Selective oxidation of benzyl alcohol on a zeolite ship-in-a-bottle complex Á. Zsigmond et al.). Oxidation of pinane using zeolite encapsulated metal phthalocyanine catalysts (A.A. Valente, J. Vital). Hydrogenation of carbonyl groups containing compounds over Pt(II)-salen complexes occluded in zeolites (W. Kahlen et al.). Zeolite and Clay Catalysts. Meerwein-Ponndorf-Verley and Oppenauer reactions catalysed by heterogeneous catalysts (E.J. Creyghton et al.). Selective synthesis of monoglycerides from glycerol and oleic acid in the presence of solid catalysts (S. Abro et al.). Zeolite-catalysed hydrolysis of aromatic amides (B. Gigante et al.). Hydration of &agr;-pinene and camphene over USY zeolites (H. Valente, J. Vital). Dehydration of 2-(2hydroxyethyl)-pyridine over solid acid catalysts (L. Forni et al.). Miscellaneous Topics. Intramolecular ene reactions promoted by mixed cogels (N. Ravasio et al.). Rh3+ and Rh3+-diamine complexes intercalated in &agr;- and &ggr;-zirconium hydrogen phosphate as stable and effective catalysts for the conversion of aniline or nitrobenzene to carbamates and/or N,N'-diphenylurea; Part 3 (P. Giannoccaro et al.). 1,4-Butanediol conversion routes over bifunctional supported Co-Zn catalyst (L. Leite et al.). Preparation of solid superbase catalyst and its application to the synthesis of fine chemicals (G. Suzukamo et al.). Synthesis of delicious peptide fragments catalyzed by immobilized proteases (M.D. Romero et al.). Author Index.


After three meetings in Poitiers, France, the 4th International Symposium on Heterogeneous Catalysis and Fine Chemicals was held under the auspices of the New Swiss Chemical Society in Basel, Switzerland. Fundamental as well as applied contributions on the use of heterogeneous catalysis for the preparation of fine chemicals were presented and discussed.

The program consisted of 4 plenary lectures, 28 oral contributions and around 90 posters covering a broad range of reactions and catalytic aspects. 82 of these contributions are collected in the present proceedings, grouped into the following 8 topical areas:

- Industrial and engineering problems (7 contributions)

- Alkylation and acylation reactions (11 contributions)

- Enantio- and diastereoselective hydrogenation reactions (9 contributions)

- Chemoselective hydrogenation reactions (12 contributions)

- Oxidation reactions (14 contributions)

- Immobilized and encapsulated complex catalysts (12 contributions)

- Zeolite and clay catalysts (12 contributions)

- Miscellaneous topics (5 contributions)


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About the Editors

H.U. Blaser

Affiliations and Expertise

Ciba-Geigy AG, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland

A. Baiker

Affiliations and Expertise

ETH Zurich, CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland

R. Prins

Affiliations and Expertise

ETH Zurich, CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland