P-W-BRC-80 Dehydrogenation and Hydrogenation / Hydrogenolysis Activity of Tunable Ga Species in Ga/HZSM-5 by H2 Treatment

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Ballroom C (Galt House Hotel)
Artit Ausavasukhi, Rajamangala University of Technology Isan, Thailand, Daniel E. Resasco, University of Oklahoma, USA and Tawan Sooknoi, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand.
Various cationic Ga species, namely GaO+, Ga+ and GaH2+, are present in GaHZSM-5 when treating with H2. The active species for the dehydrogenation of ethane and hydrogenolysis of benzaldehyde is GaH2+ and this species can only persist under H2 environment.

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