P-W-BRC-142 Synthesis and Characterization of Au/ZrO2-CeO2 Catalysts: Use in MTBE Destruction by Catalytic Wet Air Oxidation

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Ballroom C (Galt House Hotel)
Gilberto Torres, Hermicenda Perez, Dora Maria Frias, Jose Guadalupe Pacheco and Durvel de la Cruz, Universidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco, Mexico.
The mixed oxides synthesized by sol-gel method and with reference to the ZrO2 showed an increase in surface area depending on the concentration of Ce. Gold catalysts prepared by deposition-precipitation method can be deposited as metal nanoparticles which can be used to destroy pollutants.

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