Heterogeneous catalysts for gas-phase conversion of ethylene to higher olefins

  title={Heterogeneous catalysts for gas-phase conversion of ethylene to higher olefins},
  author={Mohammad Ghashghaee},
  journal={Reviews in Chemical Engineering},
  pages={595 - 655}
  • M. Ghashghaee
  • Published 2017
  • Chemistry
  • Reviews in Chemical Engineering
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