A discussion on zeolite catalysis for producing organic chemicals from polycyclic hydrocarbons covers shape-selective alkylation of naphthalene into 2,6-dialkylnaphthalene; ring-shift isomerization of sym-octahydrophenanthrene into sym-octahydroanthracene; shape-selective alkylation of biphenyl into 4,4′dialkylbiphenyl; conformation isomerization of cis-decalin into trans-decalin; selective hydrogenation of naphthalene into either cis- or trans-decalin; regio-selective hydrogenation of heteroatom-containing aromatic compounds such as 1-naphthol; the products of such selective reactions, which are specialty chemicals, monomers of advanced polymer materials such as high-performance polyesters, advanced engineering plastics, and liquid crystalline polymers, or components of advanced thermally stable aviation jet fuels for high-Mach aircraft.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||14|
|State||Published - Apr 2002|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry