P-M-BRC-146 Copper Dimers Are the Active Sites for NO Oxidation on Cu/ZSM-5

Monday, June 3, 2013
Ballroom C (Galt House Hotel)
Atish Parekh1, Anuj Verma1, Trunojoyo Anggara2, William F. Schneider2, Aleksey Yezerets3, W. Nicholas Delgass1 and Fabio H. Ribeiro1, (1)Purdue University, USA, (2)University of Notre Dame, USA, (3)Cummins Inc., USA.
Kinetic studies and UV-Vis spectroscopy on a series of different Cu/ZSM-5 catalysts confirmed that Cu dimers are the active sites while infrared spectroscopy demonstrated the relevance of nitrates for the NO oxidation reaction.

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