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Catalytic Studies of Sodium Hydroxide and Carbon Monoxide Reaction
Center for the Study of Matter at Extreme Conditions, College of Engineering and Computing, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, USA
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Received: 25 September 2012; in revised form: 5 November 2012 / Accepted: 20 November 2012 / Published: 27 November 2012
Abstract: We have studied the effect of ball milling on alumina mixed nickel, magnetite and Raney nickel on the reaction: 2NaOH(s) + CO (g) = Na2CO3 (s) + H2 (g) and determined the optimum particle size for the catalysts. The best performance was shown by a 2 h ball milled Raney nickel with average crystallite size of 209 Å. This reaction serves the dual purpose of carbon sequestration and yielding hydrogen gas.
Keywords: catalyst; ball milling; crystallite size; carbon sequestration
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Kumar, S.; Drozd, V.; Saxena, S.K. Catalytic Studies of Sodium Hydroxide and Carbon Monoxide Reaction. Catalysts 2012, 2, 532-543.
Kumar S, Drozd V, Saxena SK. Catalytic Studies of Sodium Hydroxide and Carbon Monoxide Reaction. Catalysts. 2012; 2(4):532-543.
Kumar, Sushant; Drozd, Vadym; Saxena, Surendra K. 2012. "Catalytic Studies of Sodium Hydroxide and Carbon Monoxide Reaction." Catalysts 2, no. 4: 532-543.