OB06 Isolated Cu2+ ions: Active sites for selective catalytic reduction of NO

Monday, June 6, 2011: 11:40 AM
Columbus Ballroom (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Satu T. Korhonen1, Dustin W. Fickel2, Raul F. Lobo2, Bert M. Weckhuysen1 and Andrew M. Beale1, (1)Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands, (2)Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Cu chabazite catalysts show remarkable low temperature activity in NH3-SCR. This high activity is due to the unique character of the zeolite framework that allows only the presence of one type of isolated mononuclear Cu2+ species. These Cu species are the active sites for SCR.

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