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Catalytic steam reforming of ethanol over W-, V-, or Nb–modified Ni-Al-O hydrotalcite-type precursors

E.V. Korneeva
  • Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, pr. Akademika Lavrentieva, 5, 630090, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
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/ T.Yu. Kardash
  • Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, pr. Akademika Lavrentieva, 5, 630090, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
  • Novosibirsk State University, Pirogova str., 2, 630090, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
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/ V.A. Rogov
  • Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, pr. Akademika Lavrentieva, 5, 630090, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
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Published Online: 2017-10-28 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cse-2017-0004


2:1 Ni/Al layered double hydroxides (LDH) doped by anions using ammonium salts (NH4)10[W12O41], NH4VO3 or (NH4)3[NbO(C2O4)3] have been prepared by co-precipitation, dried and calcined at 600оС, forming NiO-based solid solutions. Diffraction patterns are typical for the layered Ni-Al-O hydrotalcite-like structure. Anion incorporation into the interlayer space increases the interlayer distance for W- and Nb-containing anions but decreases it for VO3 -1. Broad halos in the diffraction patterns indicate amorphous or strongly disordered phases containing the doping anions. H2 reduction of undoped Ni-Al-O (NA) and those doped by W (NAW) and Nb (NANb) occurred in one step, while that doped by V (NAV) was reduced in two steps. W doping increases the reduction temperature, but Nb doping decreases it. The hydrogen consumed increases in the row: NANb < NAW < NAV < NA. In the ethanol steam reforming reaction, modification by W and Nb anions results in ethanol conversion rates close to that of the unmodified sample, but V increases it nearly twofold.

Keywords: layered double hydroxides; interlayer anion; ethanol steam reforming


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Received: 2017-04-05

Accepted: 2017-05-16

Published Online: 2017-10-28

Published in Print: 2017-10-26

Citation Information: Catalysis for Sustainable Energy, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 17–24, ISSN (Online) 2084-6819, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/cse-2017-0004.

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