Alcohol Dehydrogenation on Kraft Lignin-Derived Chars with Surface Basicity
AbstractThe properties of lignin and its potential as a renewable source make it an ideal precursor for carbon products. Specifically, the high content of Na observed in Kraft lignin makes this industrial by-product an interesting precursor for the preparation of catalysts for different applications. In this work, basic activated carbons with different textural properties and surface chemistry were obtained from Kraft lignin by direct carbonization at various temperatures. The influence of a further washing treatment and partial gasification with CO2 was also evaluated. The carbon catalysts were tested as catalysts for the alcohol decomposition reaction. In this sense, 2-propanol, a molecule widely used for testing the acidic-basic character of heterogeneous catalysts, was selectively transformed into acetone, meanwhile, ethanol and methanol yielded mainly acetaldehyde and formaldehyde, respectively. View Full-Text
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García-Mateos, F.J.; Moulefera, I.; Rosas, J.M.; Benyoucef, A.; Rodríguez-Mirasol, J.; Cordero, T. Alcohol Dehydrogenation on Kraft Lignin-Derived Chars with Surface Basicity. Catalysts 2017, 7, 308.
García-Mateos FJ, Moulefera I, Rosas JM, Benyoucef A, Rodríguez-Mirasol J, Cordero T. Alcohol Dehydrogenation on Kraft Lignin-Derived Chars with Surface Basicity. Catalysts. 2017; 7(10):308.Chicago/Turabian Style
García-Mateos, Francisco J.; Moulefera, Imane; Rosas, Juana M.; Benyoucef, Abdelghani; Rodríguez-Mirasol, José; Cordero, Tomás. 2017. "Alcohol Dehydrogenation on Kraft Lignin-Derived Chars with Surface Basicity." Catalysts 7, no. 10: 308.
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