Self-Templating Synthesis of 3D Hierarchical NiCo2O4@NiO Nanocage from Hydrotalcites for Toluene Oxidation
AbstractRational design LDHs (layered double hydroxides) with 3D hierarchical hollow structures have generated widespread interest for catalytic oxidation due to the high complexity in shell architecture and composition. Herein, we reported a handy two-step method to construct a 3D hierarchical NiCo2O4/NiO nanocage. This synthetic strategy contains a partial in situ transformation of ZIF-67 (zeolitic imidazolate framework-67) into Co-NiLDH yolk-shelled structures following ethanol etching, and a structure-preserved transformation from [email protected] to a biphase nanocage following calcination. CoNi-yh-T (varied reaction time and calcination temperature) nanocages were investigated systematically by Brunauer–Emmett–Teller (BET), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), H2- temperature-programmed reduction (TPR), NH3-temperature-programmed desorption (TPD) and studied for toluene oxidation. The CoNi-6h-350 sample showed much higher activity with 90% toluene conversion (T90) at 229 °C at a high space velocity (SV = 60,000 mL g−1 h−1) than other catalysts (T90 >240 °C). Abundant surface high valence Co ions caused by the novel hierarchical nanostructures, together with adsorbed oxygen species and abundant medium-strength surface acid sites, played a key role for catalytic activities. View Full-Text
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Wang, D.; Li, S.; Du, Y.; Wu, X.; Chen, Y. Self-Templating Synthesis of 3D Hierarchical NiCo2O4@NiO Nanocage from Hydrotalcites for Toluene Oxidation. Catalysts 2019, 9, 352.
Wang D, Li S, Du Y, Wu X, Chen Y. Self-Templating Synthesis of 3D Hierarchical NiCo2O4@NiO Nanocage from Hydrotalcites for Toluene Oxidation. Catalysts. 2019; 9(4):352.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Dongdong; Li, Shuangde; Du, Yingchao; Wu, Xiaofeng; Chen, Yunfa. 2019. "Self-Templating Synthesis of 3D Hierarchical NiCo2O4@NiO Nanocage from Hydrotalcites for Toluene Oxidation." Catalysts 9, no. 4: 352.
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