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Sorption enhanced CO2 methanation

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Abstract

The transformation from the fatuous consumption of fossil energy towards a sustainable energy circle is most easily marketable by not changing the underlying energy carrier but generating it from renewable energy. Hydrocarbons can be principally produced from renewable hydrogen and carbon dioxide collected by biomass. However, research is needed to increase the energetic and economic efficiency of the process. We demonstrate the enhancement of CO2 methanation by sorption enhanced catalysis. The preparation and catalytic activity of sorption catalysts based on Ni particles in zeolites is reported. The functioning of the sorption catalysis is discussed together with the determination of the reaction mechanism, providing implications for new ways in catalysis.

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The article was received on 05 Apr 2013, accepted on 10 Apr 2013 and first published on 15 Apr 2013


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP51408K
Citation: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 9620-9625
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    Sorption enhanced CO2 methanation

    A. Borgschulte, N. Gallandat, B. Probst, R. Suter, E. Callini, D. Ferri, Y. Arroyo, R. Erni, H. Geerlings and A. Züttel, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 9620
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CP51408K

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