P-Mo-137 Novel iron catalysts for the selective production of lower olefins from synthesis gas

Monday, June 6, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Hirsa M. Torres Galvis1, Johannes Hendrik Bitter2 and Krijn P. de Jong2, (1)Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis. Debye Institute for NanoMaterials Science, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands, (2)Department of Chemistry, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
The present work shows that iron nanoparticles dispersed on inert supports are the preferred catalysts for the FTO process (Fischer-Tropsch to Olefins) due to their high catalytic activities, high C2-C4 olefins selectivities (up to 60 %C of hydrocarbons) and good mechanical stabilities.

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