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Issue 24, 2018
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Operando XAS/Raman/MS monitoring of ethanol steam reforming reaction–regeneration cycles

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Abstract

The recyclability of a coked ethanol steam reforming catalyst (Co/Al2O3) is studied over several cycles. Oxidative regeneration burns coke, however some of the cobalt is oxidized. H2 produced during reforming promotes self-reactivation, restoring catalyst activity. The regeneration leads to the redispersion of smaller cobalt particles as a result of the Kirkendall effect.

Graphical abstract: Operando XAS/Raman/MS monitoring of ethanol steam reforming reaction–regeneration cycles

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The article was received on 02 Aug 2018, accepted on 22 Sep 2018 and first published on 24 Sep 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CY01596A
Citation: Catal. Sci. Technol., 2018,8, 6297-6301

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    Operando XAS/Raman/MS monitoring of ethanol steam reforming reaction–regeneration cycles

    A. R. Passos, C. La Fontaine, L. Martins, S. H. Pulcinelli, C. V. Santilli and V. Briois, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2018, 8, 6297
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CY01596A

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