UV-Vis and ESR Spectroscopic Studies of the Adsorption of Arenes on the Heteropoly Acid H3PW12O40
Journal of Molecular Catalysis (Continued after 1994 as Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical and Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic)
||12-tungstophosphoric acid, arenes, ESR spectroscopy, heteropoly acids, UV-Vis spectroscopy
Styrene, naphthalene, 2-methylnaphthalene, and anthracene are adsorbed on H3PW12O40 and H3PW12O40/SiO2 at 25–150°C to form carbonium ions and cation radicals. The carbonium ions are likely to be generated in the adsorption of o-xylene, m-xylene, pseudocumene, and durene on H3PW12O40.