O-Th-Com-17 Catalytic NO Reduction over Cu/CeO2: Effect of Copper-Ceria Interaction under Periodic Operation

Thursday, June 6, 2013: 4:20 PM
Combs Chandler (Galt House Hotel)
Yasutaka Nagai1, Kazuhiko Dohmae1, Yusaku Nishimura1, Hitoshi Kato2, Hirohito Hirata3 and Naoki Takahashi1, (1)Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc, Japan, (2)Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan, (3)Toyota Motor Corporation, Higashifuji Technical Center, Japan.
Using the operando XAFS analysis, we have discovered that the synchronization of Cu and Ce valence change in Cu/CeO2 under the periodic (rich/lean cycling) operation improves the catalytic activity for NO reduction.

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