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Special Issue "New Trends in Gold Catalysts"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 June 2013).
Dr. Leonarda Francesca Liotta Website E-Mail
Institute of Nanostructured Materials, Palermo Research Division, CNR - ISMN, via Ugo La Malfa 153, 90146 Palermo, Italy
Phone: +39 091 6809371
Fax: +39 091 6809399
Interests: synthesis; characterization and structure-activity relationship of supported noble metal (Pt,Pd,Au) for oxidation reactions; metal-support interaction in gold catalysts for low-temperature CO and VOCs oxidation; use of gold for hydrogen purification by selective oxidation of carbon monoxide (PROX); development of Pd and Au catalysts for abatement at low temperature of VOCs and methane emitted by mobile sources; synthesis and characterization of bimetallic Ni-Au catalysts for hydrocarbon steam reforming reaction and syngas production; optimization of Co-based catalysts composition and preparation method for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis
The growing importance of the catalysis by gold is nowadays proved by the promising applications in several fields, such as green chemistry, enantioselective synthesis, environmental catalysis, hydrogen production and purification as well. This special issue “New Trends in Gold catalysts” aims to cover the numerous aspects in the use of gold as main active site as well as in the use of small amount of gold as promoting the activity of transition metals catalysts. In details, the following topics will be addressed: synthesis, characterization and structure-activity relationship of supported mono and bi-metallic (Au-M) catalysts for oxidation reactions; metal-support interaction in gold catalysts for low-temperature CO, VOCs and soot oxidation; synthesis of adipic acid as target product for polyamides manufacturing; use of gold for hydrogen purification by selective oxidation of carbon monoxide (PROX) and for hydrogen production (WGSR); development of Au catalysts for abatement at low temperature of VOCs and methane emitted by mobile sources; synthesis and characterization of supported mono- and bimetallic (M-Au) catalysts for methane dry reforming reaction; optimization of Co-based catalysts composition and preparation method for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis; selective hydrogenation of butadienes for olefin streams purification.
Dr. Leonarda F. Liotta
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- Au-M (M = Pd, Pt, Ni, Fe, Co)
- metal-support interaction
- oxygen vacancy
- soot oxidation
- Fischer-Tropsch synthesis
- methane dry reforming
- selective hydrogenation