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Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Synergistic effects of bimetallic AuPd and La2O3 in the catalytic reduction of NO with CO
Authors: Wang, Xianwei
Maeda, Nobutaka
Meier, Daniel Matthias
et. al: No
DOI: 10.3390/catal11080916
Published in: Catalysts
Volume(Issue): 11
Issue: 8
Pages: 916
Issue Date: 29-Jun-2021
Publisher / Ed. Institution: MDPI
ISSN: 2073-4344
Language: English
Subjects: Bimetallic AuPd; In situ DRIFTS; La2O3; Modulation excitation spectroscopy; NO reduction with CO
Subject (DDC): 660: Chemical engineering
Abstract: Bimetallic AuPd nanoparticles supported on TiO2 are known to catalyze the reduction of NO with CO. Here, we investigated the effects of the addition of lanthanum oxide to a AuPd/TiO2 catalyst with a AuPd particle size of 2.1–2.2 nm. The addition of La2O3 enhanced the catalytic activity; for example, at 250 °C, there was 40.9% NO conversion and 49.3% N2-selectivity for AuPd/TiO2, and 100% NO conversion and 100% N2-selectivity for AuPd-La (1:1)/TiO2. The temperature requiring 100% NO conversion dropped from 400 °C to 200 °C by the simple post-impregnation of La2O3 onto AuPd/TiO2. In situ diffuse reflectance infrared Fourier transform spectroscopy (DRIFTS) combined with modulation excitation spectroscopy (MES) demonstrated that CO adsorption occurs first on Au atoms and then, within 80 s, moves onto Pd atoms. This transformation between two adsorption sites was facilitated by the addition of La2O3.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Materials and Process Engineering (IMPE)
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