O-Tu-BRB-14 Maximizing Activity and Stability by Inverting Gold Catalysis: Oxide Particles on Nanoporous Gold

Tuesday, June 4, 2013: 4:20 PM
Ballroom B (Galt House Hotel)
Andre Wichmann1, Arne Wittstock1, Kristian Frank1, Monika Biener2, Bjoern Neumann1, Juergen Biener2, Andreas Rosenauer1 and Marcus Baeumer1, (1)University of Bremen, Germany, (2)Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA.
Nanoporous gold, acting as a catalytically active high surface area support, was decorated with oxide nanoparticles to create a nanostructured gold material with so far unprecedented high catalytic activity with respect to the oxidation of CO and the reduction of NO already at ambient temperatures and stability up to 600°C.

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