Swellable Organically Modified Silica (SOMS): A Novel Support for Aqueous Phase Hydrodechlorination of Trichloroethylene

Ailawar, Saurabh A.
Çelik, Gökhan
Hunoor, Anagha
Gunduz, Seval
Edmiston, Paul L.
Ozkan, Umit S.
This study focuses on the use of swellable organically modified silica (SOMS) as a catalyst support for aqueous-phase hydrodechlorination of trichloroethylene. SOMS is extremely hydrophobic and swells volumetrically when contacted with organics. These properties should help overcome the disadvantages associated with the commercial catalyst (Pd/Al2O3), such as deactivation by anions.
NAM 26 - North American Catalysis Society Meeting (23 - 28 Haziran 2019)


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Citation Formats
S. A. Ailawar, G. Çelik, A. Hunoor, S. Gunduz, P. L. Edmiston, and U. S. Ozkan, “Swellable Organically Modified Silica (SOMS): A Novel Support for Aqueous Phase Hydrodechlorination of Trichloroethylene,” presented at the NAM 26 - North American Catalysis Society Meeting (23 - 28 Haziran 2019), Chicago, Illinois, 2019, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/71665.