O-Tu-Fre-14 Origin of the Promotion Effect of Au on the Activity of Ni for Acetylene Hydrogenation

Tuesday, June 4, 2013: 4:00 PM
French (Galt House Hotel)
Bo Yang1, Robbie Burch1, Christopher Hardacre1, Gareth Headdock2 and Peijun Hu1, (1)Queen's University of Belfast, United Kingdom, (2)Johnson Matthey Catalysts, United Kingdom.
The results show that acetylene adsorption on Ni catalyst is strong which leads to the low activity while the doping of Au, Ag and Cu on the Ni catalyst weakens the acetylene adsorption, giving rise to the increase of activity.

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