Process for the Epoxidation of Alkenes and Polyoxofluorometalates

Neumann Ronny, HUJI, Faculty of Science, The Casali Center for Applied Chemistry


Epoxidation of alkenes is an important chemical transformation whereby and oxygen atom is added to the carbon-carbon double bond to form an epoxide. The epoxides are often utilized as intermedialte compounds which can then be transformed to final products.

Our innovation

The invention discloses a process for the catalytic epoxidation of alkene comprising contacting a transition metal substitutes polyoxomtalate and molecular oxygen with alkene.

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Granted Israel