Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2010, 11(5), 2152-2187; doi:10.3390/ijms11052152
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An Overview of Recent Development in Composite Catalysts from Porous Materials for Various Reactions and Processes

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Received: 26 March 2010; in revised form: 3 April 2010 / Accepted: 6 May 2010 / Published: 18 May 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Composite Materials)
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Abstract: Catalysts are important to the chemical industry and environmental remediation due to their effective conversion of one chemical into another. Among them, composite catalysts have attracted continuous attention during the past decades. Nowadays, composite catalysts are being used more and more to meet the practical catalytic performance requirements in the chemical industry of high activity, high selectivity and good stability. In this paper, we reviewed our recent work on development of composite catalysts, mainly focusing on the composite catalysts obtained from porous materials such as zeolites, mesoporous materials, carbon nanotubes (CNT), etc. Six types of porous composite catalysts are discussed, including amorphous oxide modified zeolite composite catalysts, zeolite composites prepared by co-crystallization or overgrowth, hierarchical porous catalysts, host-guest porous composites, inorganic and organic mesoporous composite catalysts, and polymer/CNT composite catalysts.
Keywords: composite catalysts; porous materials; catalysis; combination
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Xie, Z.; Liu, Z.; Wang, Y.; Yang, Q.; Xu, L.; Ding, W. An Overview of Recent Development in Composite Catalysts from Porous Materials for Various Reactions and Processes. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2010, 11, 2152-2187.

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Xie Z, Liu Z, Wang Y, Yang Q, Xu L, Ding W. An Overview of Recent Development in Composite Catalysts from Porous Materials for Various Reactions and Processes. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2010; 11(5):2152-2187.

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Xie, Zaiku; Liu, Zhicheng; Wang, Yangdong; Yang, Qihua; Xu, Longya; Ding, Weiping. 2010. "An Overview of Recent Development in Composite Catalysts from Porous Materials for Various Reactions and Processes." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 11, no. 5: 2152-2187.

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