The Role of Ozone in the Reaction Mechanism of a Bare Zeolite-Plasma Hybrid System
AbstractWe investigated the reaction mechanism of a metal-unloaded zeolite-plasma hybrid system for decomposition of toluene at room temperature. Short-lived radicals and fast electrons did not contribute substantially to the reaction mechanism of toluene decomposition in the zeolite-plasma hybrid system. The main factor enhancing the reaction mechanism was gas-phase O3 directly reacting with toluene adsorbed onto the zeolite (the Eley-Rideal mechanism). CO2 selectivity was not improved by using H-Y zeolite due to its low ability to retain the active oxygen species formed by O3. The gas-phase O3 reacted with adsorbed toluene to form a ring cleavage intermediate that was slowly converted into formic acid. The decomposition rate of formic acid was much lower than that of toluene on the H-Y surface. View Full-Text
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Teramoto, Y.; Kim, H.-H.; Negishi, N.; Ogata, A. The Role of Ozone in the Reaction Mechanism of a Bare Zeolite-Plasma Hybrid System. Catalysts 2015, 5, 838-850.
Teramoto Y, Kim H-H, Negishi N, Ogata A. The Role of Ozone in the Reaction Mechanism of a Bare Zeolite-Plasma Hybrid System. Catalysts. 2015; 5(2):838-850.Chicago/Turabian Style
Teramoto, Yoshiyuki; Kim, Hyun-Ha; Negishi, Nobuaki; Ogata, Atsushi. 2015. "The Role of Ozone in the Reaction Mechanism of a Bare Zeolite-Plasma Hybrid System." Catalysts 5, no. 2: 838-850.