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Lviv Polytechnic National University
Lviv Polytechnic National University
Lviv Polytechnic National University

The epoxidation reaction of 1-octene by tert-butyl hydroperoxide in the presence of TiB2, TiC and TiSi2 was investigated. It is shown that the titanium compounds catalyzed the reaction and exhibited different activity. It is established that TiSi2 is the best choice for theepoxidation reaction which provided 73 % of hydroperoxide conversion and 75% of selectivity of epoxide formation. The performance of TiSi2 after three runs indicated it’s excellent reusability.

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