The present disclosure provides mixed molybdenum oxide catalysts, methods for preparing epoxides from olefins and CO2 using them, and methods of making the mixed molybdenum oxide catalysts by impregnation or co-precipitation. In a preferred embodiment, the mixed molybdenum oxide catalysts are silver/molybdenum oxide catalysts, ruthenium/molybdenum oxide catalysts, or a combination thereof.
Catalysts utilizing carbon dioxide for the epoxidation of olefins
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