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Catalysts 2016, 6(8), 122; doi:10.3390/catal6080122

Sulfide Catalysts Supported on Porous Aromatic Frameworks for Naphthalene Hydroprocessing

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Laborotory of Catalysis and Petrochemical Synthesis, Department of Petroleum Chemistry and Organic Catalysis, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow 119991, Russia
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Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow 119991, Russia
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Academic Editors: Jianguo Liu and Di-Jia Liu
Received: 30 June 2016 / Revised: 30 July 2016 / Accepted: 5 August 2016 / Published: 16 August 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Heterogeneous Catalysis & Hydrogen Storage)
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This paper describes the first example of using porous aromatic frameworks as supports for sulfide catalysts for the hydrogenation of aromatic hydrocarbons. The synthesis of bimetallic Ni-W and Ni-Mo sulfides was performed by in situ decomposition of [(n-Bu)4N]2[Ni(MeS4)2] (Me = W, Mo) complexes, supported on mesoporous aromatic framework with a diamond-like structure. It is shown that the highest naphthalene conversions were achieved in the case of additional sulfidation with sulfur. After the reaction, catalysts were characterized by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and high-resolution transmission electron microscopy. The activity of synthesized catalysts has been studied using naphthalene as a model substrate. The materials used in this study were substantially active in hydrogenation and slightly in hydrocracking of naphthalene. View Full-Text
Keywords: heterogeneous catalysis; hydrogenation; nano-structured catalysts; porous aromatic frameworks heterogeneous catalysis; hydrogenation; nano-structured catalysts; porous aromatic frameworks
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Karakhanov, E.; Kardasheva, Y.; Kulikov, L.; Maximov, A.; Zolotukhina, A.; Vinnikova, M.; Ivanov, A. Sulfide Catalysts Supported on Porous Aromatic Frameworks for Naphthalene Hydroprocessing. Catalysts 2016, 6, 122.

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