P-Tu-70 Novel gamma alumina catalyst support

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Baiyu Huang1, Stacey Smith1, Rebecca Olsen1, Brian F. Woodfield1, Calvin Bartholomew2 and Juliana Boerio-Goates1, (1)Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, (2)Department of Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Nanoparticles of pure aluminum oxide and homogeneous lanthanum/aluminum mixed metal oxide were prepared by a simple, green one-pot, dry mixing/grinding process.Alumina and lanthanum-doped aluminas prepared by this method have large surface area and tunable pore structures.

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