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Synthesis of hierarchical ZSM-48 nano-zeolites

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Abstract

Hierarchical zeolites are known to offer fast mass transfer along with size and shape selectivity compared to their conventional micron-sized zeolite counterparts. We report here the successful synthesis and characterization of a hierarchical ZSM-48 zeolite (*MRE-type structure) using a specific gemini-type surfactant that acts as dual functions template to generate at the same time micropores and mesopores. The Si/Al molar ratio of the starting gel seems to influence the nature of the obtained zeolitic phase. Pure hierarchical ZSM-48 zeolites were only obtained at a high Si/Al molar ratio of the starting gel (Si/Al = 31 to 50). The catalytic properties of these acidic catalysts were then tested in ethanol transformation into hydrocarbons.

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The article was received on 06 Dec 2017, accepted on 05 Feb 2018 and first published on 07 Feb 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C7NJ04822J
Citation: New J. Chem., 2018,42, 4457-4464
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    Synthesis of hierarchical ZSM-48 nano-zeolites

    A. Astafan, M. A. Benghalem, L. Michelin, S. Rigolet, J. Patarin, L. Pinard and T. J. Daou, New J. Chem., 2018, 42, 4457
    DOI: 10.1039/C7NJ04822J

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