Catalytic Decomposition of Methane: Effect of Various Factors on Catalytic Properties


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The effect of various reaction factors such as amount of Ni loaded, temperature, and variety of supports on the methane conversion were investigated to obtain higher methane conversion. The high activities were observed over Ni(10 wt%)/SiO2 catalyst and at 650oC of reaction temperature. Catalysts using mesoporous supports such as SiO2 and MCM-41 showed good catalytic activity and stability.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 544-545)

Edited by:

Hyungsun Kim, Junichi Hojo and Soo Wohn Lee




H. C. Shin et al., "Catalytic Decomposition of Methane: Effect of Various Factors on Catalytic Properties", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 544-545, pp. 23-26, 2007

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May 2007




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