Special Issue "Catalytic Applications of CeO2-Based Materials"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2019).
Interests: catalyst synthesis and characterisation; structured catalysts and reactors; reforming processes; reformer prototypes; hydrogen/syngas production; CO2 conversion to methane
Over the past several years, cerium oxide and CeO2-containing materials have come under intense investigation as catalysts and as structural and electronic promoters of heterogeneous catalytic reactions. The fundamental interest in, and commercial applications of, cerium oxide as a catalytic material is due to its high abundance in the Earth’s crust, relatively low cost and unique properties, such as high oxygen storage capacity and mobility and ability to form solid solutions with a large variety of oxides. Apart from well-established uses in three-way catalysts (TWCs), CeO2 is emerging as a catalyst component for a wide range of catalytic applications: Reforming of hydrocarbons and oxygenates, CO oxidation and preferential CO oxidation in the presence of H2 (PROX), water–gas shift (WGS), conversion of syngas to alcohols, C–C coupling, aldol condensations, partial oxidation, solar-driven thermochemical CO2 reduction, CO2 conversion to fuels and chemicals and clean energy production with solid oxide fuel cells. This Special Issue is intended to cover the most recent progress in catalytic applications of CeO2-based materials from synthesis and characterization to the evaluation of activity in order to gain insights towards the development and the utilization of one of the most important industrial and environmental constituent in a wide range of catalytic systems.
Dr. Antonio Vita
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- Cerium Oxide
- Catalytic processes
- Ceria-based Catalyst
- Environmental catalysis
- Solid solution
- Redox properties
- Heterogeneous catalysis
- Three-way catalysts
- Water gas shift reaction
- Partial oxidation
- aldol condensations
- C–C coupling
- CO2 conversion
- CO conversion
- Fuel Cell