Sulfated perfluoropolymer-CNF composite as a gas-phase benzene nitration catalyst

Anton P. Koskin, Roman V. Kenzhin, Aleksey A. Vedyagin, Ilya V. Mishakov

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Sulfated perfluoropolymers supported on carbon nanofibers are shown to be active and stable catalysts for gas-phase benzene nitration. The best catalyst exhibits 99.9% selectivity to nitrobenzene with concentration of by-products (mainly nitrophenols) less than 300 ppm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-86
Number of pages4
JournalCatalysis Communications
Publication statusPublished - 5 Aug 2014
Externally publishedYes



  • Benzene nitration
  • Gas-phase nitration
  • Solid acid catalysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Process Chemistry and Technology

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