ACES  Vol.1 No.1 , January 2011
Halloysite Nanotubes Supported Gold Catalyst for Cyclohexene Oxidation with Molecular Oxygen
ABSTRACT
The selective oxidation of cyclohexene to 2-cyclohexene-1-ol and 2-cyclohexene-1-one has been investi-gated over Au/HNTs (HNTs: halloysite nanotubes) catalysts with molecular oxygen in a solvent-free system. The catalysts were prepared by deposition precipitation method and characterized by ICP-AES, TEM and XRD. The results show that the catalytic performance of Au/HNTs is quite well and the catalytic activity over recycled catalyst remains highly. Moreover, the nano-size effect of gold is also reported for the reaction.

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nullZ. Cai, M. Zhu, H. Dai, Y. Liu, J. Mao, X. Chen and C. He, "Halloysite Nanotubes Supported Gold Catalyst for Cyclohexene Oxidation with Molecular Oxygen," Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2011, pp. 15-19. doi: 10.4236/aces.2011.11003.
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