Alloy Formation in Bimetallic Reforming Catalysts

MacLeod, Norman (1997) Alloy Formation in Bimetallic Reforming Catalysts. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to obtain a clearer understanding of the role played by promoters such as Re, Ir, Sn and Ge in modifying the properties of Pt/Al2O3 reforming catalysts. Particular emphasis was placed on alloy formation in these systems. A variety of bi and multimetallic catalysts were prepared and characterised by transmission electron microscopy and energy dispersive X-Ray analysis. The results of these studies were correlated with catalytic performance measurements obtained using a microreactor system operated under realistic reforming conditions (110 psig, 510

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: J R Fryer
Keywords: Inorganic chemistry, Materials science
Date of Award: 1997
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1997-75224
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2019 21:42
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 21:42
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/75224

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