P-Mo-57 Selective Hydrogenation of Furfural for Production of Liquid Transportation Biofuels from Cellulosic Biomass

Monday, June 6, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Dongxia Liu and Christopher L. Marshall, Chemical Science and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL
In this work, oxidation states of Cu active sites were investigated by in-situ TPR, XANES, and DRIFTS. Hydrogenation of furfural was used as a probe reaction and correlation between the kinetic performance and oxidation statuses of Cu sites were established. 

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