P-We-38 Hydrogen production from methanol reforming using Au/Al2O3-CeO2 catalysts: effect of the particle size on activity and selectivity

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Ontario Exhibit Hall (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Jose Gilberto Torres Torres1, Judith Ramirez Bautista1, Jose Guadalupe Pacheco Sosa1, Gloria Alicia Del Angel2, Raul Perez Hernandez3 and Rodolfo Zanella4, (1)Quimica, Universidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco, Cunduacan, Mexico, (2)Chemistry, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico, Mexico, (3)Quimica, ININ, Toluca, Mexico, (4)Materials and Nanotechology Group, CCADET, UNAM, Mexico DF, Mexico
Reaction of methanol reforming was carried out using Au/Al2O3-CeO2 catalysts. The best activity was obtained using Au/ACe3 catalyst, but the best H2 selectivity was obtained with Au/ACe5 catalyst. Smalls particles improve the H2 selectivity consequence of the oxidation state of gold. I

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