N2O Decomposition over Cu–Zn/γ–Al2O3 Catalysts
AbstractCu–Zn/γ–Al2O3 catalysts were prepared by the impregnation method. Catalytic activity was evaluated for N2O decomposition in a fixed bed reactor. The fresh and used catalysts were characterized by several techniques such as BET surface area, X-ray diffraction (XRD), and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). The Cu–Zn/γ–Al2O3 catalysts exhibit high activity and stability for N2O decomposition in mixtures simulating real gas from adipic acid production, containing N2O, O2, NO, CO2, and CO. Over the Cu–Zn/γ–Al2O3 catalysts, 100% of N2O conversion was obtained at about 601 °C at a gas hourly space velocity (GHSV) of 7200 h−1. Cu–Zn/γ–Al2O3 catalysts also exhibited considerably good durability, and no obvious activity loss was observed in the 100 h stability test. The Cu–Zn/γ–Al2O3 catalysts are promising for the abatement of this powerful greenhouse gas in the chemical industry, particularly in adipic acid production. View Full-Text
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Zhang, R.; Hua, C.; Wang, B.; Jiang, Y. N2O Decomposition over Cu–Zn/γ–Al2O3 Catalysts. Catalysts 2016, 6, 200.
Zhang R, Hua C, Wang B, Jiang Y. N2O Decomposition over Cu–Zn/γ–Al2O3 Catalysts. Catalysts. 2016; 6(12):200.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhang, Runhu; Hua, Chao; Wang, Bingshuai; Jiang, Yan. 2016. "N2O Decomposition over Cu–Zn/γ–Al2O3 Catalysts." Catalysts 6, no. 12: 200.
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