Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 128, 2015
Previous Article Next Article

Catalytic CO2 hydrogenation to formic acid over carbon nanotube-graphene supported PdNi alloy catalysts

Author affiliations

Abstract

Pure formic acid was successfully produced via CO2 hydrogenation for the first time over a heterogeneous catalyst of PdNi alloy on a carbon nanotube-graphene (CNT-GR) support in water as an eco-friendly solvent without a base additive. The highest formic acid yield obtained was 1.92 mmol with a turnover number of 6.4 and a turnover frequency of 1.2 × 10−4 s−1 under mild reaction conditions of 40 °C and 50 bar. Alloying Pd with Ni brought a significant enhancement in catalytic activity compared to the monometallic Pd catalyst. In addition, the CNT-GR composite as a catalytic support improved the dispersion of Pd–Ni alloy particles, which exhibited good stability under the reaction conditions.

Graphical abstract: Catalytic CO2 hydrogenation to formic acid over carbon nanotube-graphene supported PdNi alloy catalysts

Back to tab navigation

Supplementary files

Publication details

The article was received on 10 okt. 2015, accepted on 02 des. 2015 and first published on 03 des. 2015


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA21017H
Citation: RSC Adv., 2015,5, 105560-105566
  •   Request permissions

    Catalytic CO2 hydrogenation to formic acid over carbon nanotube-graphene supported PdNi alloy catalysts

    L. T. M. Nguyen, H. Park, M. Banu, J. Y. Kim, D. H. Youn, G. Magesh, W. Y. Kim and J. S. Lee, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 105560
    DOI: 10.1039/C5RA21017H

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements