Selective Hydrogenation of 2-Methylfuran and 2,5-Dimethylfuran Over Atomic Layer Deposited Platinum Catalysts on Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube and Alumina Supports
2-Methylfuran (2MF) and 2,5-dimethylfuran (DMF) were hydrogenated in the vapor phase to the corresponding tetrahydrofurans, linear 2-ketones, and alcohols over Pt nanoparticles supported on multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and alumina by atomic layer deposition. The hydrogenation behavior of sub-nanometer Pt deposited on alumina was influenced by the acidity of the support. Relative to a commercial Pt/C catalyst, the Pt/MWCNT catalyst was found to contain similarly sized Pt nanoparticles that display a broader size distribution and significantly more n-alkanes than oxygenates during hydrogenation of these alkyl-substituted furans.
J. Kang et al., "Selective Hydrogenation of 2-Methylfuran and 2,5-Dimethylfuran Over Atomic Layer Deposited Platinum Catalysts on Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube and Alumina Supports," ChemCatChem, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 282-286, Wiley-Blackwell, Jan 2017.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1002/cctc.201601215
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Alumina; Atomic Layer Deposition; Atoms; Carbon; Carbon Nanotubes; Catalysts; Deposition; Hydrogenation; Hydrogenolysis; Metal Nanoparticles; Nanoparticles; Nanotubes; Paraffins; Platinum; Vapor Deposition; Yarn; Alumina Support; Atomic Layer Deposited; Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube (MWCNTs); Platinum Catalysts; Pt Nanoparticles; Pt/C Catalysts; Selective Hydrogenation; Tetrahydrofurans; Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCN); Nanoparticles; Platinum
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01 Jan 2017