Catalytic performance of Ni/CeO2/Al2O3 modified with noble metals in steam gasification of biomass

Jin Nishikawa, Kazuya Nakamura, Mohammad Asadullah, Tomohisa Miyazawa, Kimio Kunimori, Keiichi Tomishige

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Abstract

In the steam gasification of biomass, the additive effect of noble metals such as Pt, Pd, Rh and Ru to the Ni/CeO2/Al2O3 catalyst was investigated. Among these noble metals, the addition of Pt was most effective even when the loading amount of added Pt was as small as 0.01 wt.%. In addition, the catalyst characterization suggests the formation of the Pt-Ni alloy over the Pt/Ni/CeO2/Al2O3.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)146-155
Number of pages10
JournalCatalysis Today
Volume131
Issue number1-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Feb 29

Keywords

  • Biomass
  • Coke
  • Regeneration
  • Steam gasification
  • Steam reforming
  • Tar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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