P-W-BRC-110 A Facile Approach for the Synthesis of Nano Crystalline Niobia/Carbon Composites for Aqueous Phase Reactions

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Ballroom C (Galt House Hotel)
Haifeng Xiong, Hien Pham and Abhaya K. Datye, University of New Mexico, USA.
This work shows that an approach to generate nano-crystalline niobia that prevents coarsening into large niobia crystallites which are seen on a pure niobia. The longer term tests in the aqueous phase reaction of n-butanol demonstrate the superior performance of the embedded niobia catalysts.

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