• Shyamji Gurjar S. O. S in Chemistry, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, M. P 474011, India
  • Udaypal Singh Thakur
  • Radha Tomar


Crystalline AlPO-11 and its metal substituted CoAlPO-11 was prepared by the hydrothermal method and characterized by X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy and ICP-AAS. All the samples crystallized with the AFI structure. The catalytic properties of the catalysts in cyclodehydration of 1, 4-butandiole to THF. CoAPO-11 with more Lewis acid sites, and stronger Bronsted acid sites gave better activity than AlPO-11.

Keywords: Metal substituted aluminophosphate molecular sieve, Butanol, THF.


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Gurjar, S., U. S. Thakur, and R. Tomar. “SYNTHESIS OF TETRAHYDROFURAN OVER ALUMINOPHOSPHATE ALPO-11 CATALYSTS”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 7, no. 2, Apr. 2015,
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