P-W-BRC-138 C-Si Supported Palladium for Liquid Phase Decarboxylation of Oleic Acid to Diesel Hydrocarbons

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Ballroom C (Galt House Hotel)
Elvan Sari1, Manhoe Kim2, Steven Salley1,2 and Simon Ng1,2, (1)Wayne State University, USA, (2)NextCat Inc, USA.
In this study a new catalyst that can improve the selectivity to green diesel in the absence of additional H2 was explored for conversion of oleic acid as a model unsaturated FFA molecule. Also the effect of catalyst structure on the decarboxylation activity was investigated.

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