P-Tu-44 Synthesis of Co catalysts supported on carbon nanotubes and their application in the catalytic reforming of ethanol for hydrogen production

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Estevão F. Mai, COPPE / Chemical Engineering Program / NUCAT, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Fabio B. Noronha, Catalysis, National Institute of Technology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Cristiane B. Rodella, Laboratório Nacional de Luz Síncrotron (LNLS), Campinas - SP, Brazil and Victor Teixeira da Silva, Programa de Engenharia Química, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Chemical treatments of carbon nanotubes with either H2O2 or HNO3 lead to an improvement in cobalt dispersion and therefore to more selective catalysts towards hydrogen production during ethanol steam reforming.

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