OB29 Direct Conversion of Bio-ethanol to Isobutene on ZnO-ZrO2 Mixed oxides catalysts

Tuesday, June 7, 2011: 4:20 PM
Columbus Ballroom (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Junming Sun1, Kake Zhu1, Liang Zhang2, Jun Liu1, Charles H.F. Peden2 and Yong Wang2, (1)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, (2)Institute for Interfacial Catalysis, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
We show a unique combination of ZnO and ZrO2, which enable us to design multifunctional acid-base catalysts for one step conversion of biomass derived bio-ethanol into higher alkane fuels.

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