Science and Technology in Catalysis 1998, Volume 121

1st Edition

Proceedings of the Third Tokyo Conference on Advanced Catalytic Science and Technology, Tokyo, 19-24 July, 1998

Editors: H. Hattori K. Otsuka
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444502186
eBook ISBN: 9780080960814
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 16th June 1999


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Table of Contents

I. Plenary Lectures. Metallocene catalysts for olefin polymerization (W. Kaminsky). Advances in deep desulfurization (H. Topsøe et al.). New horizons for the use of porous materials as catalysts (M.E. Davis). New direction of research for industrial catalysis - an example of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (T. Onoda). Synthetic or reformulated fuels; a challenge for catalysis (P. Chaumette et al.).

II. Oral Presentations. A comparison of zeolites MCM-22, beta, and USY for liquid phase alkylation of benzene with ethylene (J.C. Cheng et al.). New acetyls technologies from BP Chemicals (M.J. Howard et al.). Selective ammoxidation of propane over Sb-Nb-V oxide catalysts with &agr;-Sb2O4 and rutile type structure (Y. Mimura et al.). Ammoxidation of ethane to acetonitrile over Co-beta zeolite (Y. Li, J.N. Armor). Mixed oxides with rutile type structure active in ammoxidation to acrylonitrile (S. Albonetti et al.). Designing heterogeneous oxidation catalysts (G.J. Hutchings et al.). The Chiyoda/UOP Acetica™ Process: a novel acetic acid technology (N. Yoneda et al.). Mechanism of catalytic oxidation of CH2Cl2 on &ggr;-Al2O3 and aluminosilicates (J. Haber et al.). A comparative study of ethanol oxidation with ozone on supported molybdenum and manganese oxide catalysts (S.T. Oyama et al.). Novel highly-regioselective oxidative-polymerization of 4-phenoxyphenol to poly(1,4 phenylene oxide) catalyzed by tyrosinase model complexes (H. Higashimura et al.). Catalytic oxidation and carboxy-alkylation of carbohydrates (H. van Bekkum). Two-phase cataly


In 1990, the Catalysis Society of Japan embarked on a new series of international conferences aiming to promote closer cooperation between technology and fundamental research and create new concepts for the development of useful catalytic systems. This series of conferences is named Tokyo Conference on Advanced Catalytic Science and Technology (TOCAT). The success of TOCAT 1 in 1990 and the second conference in 1994 encouraged the Society to hold the third conference, TOCAT 3, following the same idea and style as the previous conferences.

The present proceedings contain 87 papers: 5 plenary lectures, 10 invited papers, 34 papers selected for oral presentation, and 38 papers presented in the industrial poster session. The submitted manuscripts were peer-reviewed by experts in the field.


For chemists and industrialists involved in research and development of catalytic systems.


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About the Editors

H. Hattori Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Hokkaido University, Japan

K. Otsuka Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Device Development Center, Hitachi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan