Catalysis Letters

, Volume 110, Issue 3–4, pp 203–209 | Cite as

Support effect on the formation of catalytic site precursors in the thiophene hydrodesulfurization

  • E. Kraleva
  • A. Spojakina
  • K. Jiratova
  • L. Petrov

The TiO2 and Al2O3 supported FeMo catalysts (6 and 12 wt.% Mo) have been prepared using (NH4)3Fe(OH)6Mo6O18 salt (FeMo6). They have been studied by the IR, TPR, XPS and MS methods and tested in thiophene conversion. The initial salt transforms in analog of the TiMo acid anion on the titania support and alumina heteropolymolybdate anion on the alumina support. Higher thiophene conversion is observed on the TiO2 supported catalysts.


TiO2 and Al2O3 supports ammonium ironheteropolymolybdate thiophene conversion IR TPR XPS MS 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. [1]
    Topsoe, H., Clausen, S.B., Massoth, E.F. 1996Hydrotreating Catalysts, Science and TechnologySpringerBerlinGoogle Scholar
  2. [2]
    Knudsen, K.G., Cooper, B.H., Topsoe, H. 1999Appl. Catal. A189205CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. [3]
    Ramirez, J., Cedeno, L., Busca, G. 1999J. Catal.18459CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. [4]
    Ramirez, J., Fuentes, S., Diaz, G., Vrinat, M., Breysse, M., Lacroix, M. 1989Appl. Catal.52211Google Scholar
  5. [5]
    Knudsen, G.K., Cooper, B., Topsoe, H. 1999Appl. Catal. A: Gen.189205CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. [6]
    Mizuno, N., Misono, M. 1998Chem. Rev.98199CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. [7]
    Maitra, M.A., Cant, W.N., Trimm, L.D. 1989Appl. Catal.48187CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. [8]
    Spojakina, A., Damyanova, S., Shopov, D. 1985React. Kinet. Catal. Lett.27333CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. [9]
    Gaffet, E., Bernard, F., Niepce, J., Charlot, F., Gras, C., Caer, G., Guichard, J., Delcroix, P., Mocellin, A., Tillement, O. 1999J. Mater. Chem.9305CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. [10]
    Andonova, S., Vladov, Ch., Kunev, B., Mitov, I., Tyuliev, G., Fierro, J.L.G., Damyanova, S., Petrov, L. 2005Appl. Catal. A: Gen.29894CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. [11]
    Kouzu, M., Uchida, K., Kuriki, Y., Ikazaki, F. 2004Appl. Catal. A: Gen.276241CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. [12]
    Mestl, G., Knozinger, H. 1998Langmuier143964CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. [13]
    Solcova, O., Uecker, D.Ch., Steinike, U., Jiratova, K. 1994Appl. Catal. A: Gen.94153CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. [14]
    Davidov, A., Goncharova, O. 1993Usp. Khim.62105Google Scholar
  15. [15]
    Scofield, H.J. 1976J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom.8129CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. [16]
    Molcanov, V.V., Buianov, R.A. 2000Usp. Khim.69477Google Scholar
  17. [17]
    Ng, K., Gulari, E. 1985J. Catal.92340CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. [18]
    Buianov, R., Molcanov, V. 1996Chim. Promish.3151Google Scholar
  19. [19]
    V. Molcanov, R. Buianov and V. Goidin, K&K, 39 (1998) 465 (rus.).Google Scholar
  20. [20]
    Goncharova, O., Davidov, A., Yurieva, T., Shokhireva, T. 1982React. Kinet. Catal. Lett.20119CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. [21]
    Shokhireva, T., Yurieva, T., Boreskov, G. 1982React. Kinet. Catal. Lett.19151CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. [22]
    Jeziorowski, H., Knozinger, H. 1979J. Phys. Chem.831116CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. [23]
    Yurchenko, E., Kuskova, G.N., Bacanov, S.S. 1981LRS spectra of Inorganic CompoundsNovosibirskNaukaGoogle Scholar
  24. [24]
    Nakamoto, K. 1963Infrared Spectra of Inorganic and Coordination CompoundsWileyNew YorkGoogle Scholar
  25. [25]
    Raupp, G.B., Dumesic, J.A. 1985J. Phys. Chem.895240CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. [26]
    Stephens, H.P., Dosch, R.G., Stohl, F.V. 1985Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. Dev.2415CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. [27]
    Quincy, R., Houalla, M., Proctor, A., Hercules, D. 1990J. Phys. Chem.941520CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. [28]
    Weber, Th., Muijsers, J.C., Wolput, J.H.M.C., Verhagen, C.P.J., Niemantsverdriet, J.W. 1996J. Phys. Chem.10014144CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. [29]
    Weber, Th., Muijsers, J.C., Niemantsverdriet, J.W. 1995J. Phys. Chem.999194CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. [30]
    Abart, J., Delgado, E., Erte, G., Jeziorowski, H., Knozinger, H., Tiele, N., Wang, X., Tagloaer, E. 1982Appl. Catal.2155CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. [31]
    Zingg, D., Makovsky, L., Tischer, R., Brown, F., Hercules, D. 1980J. Phis. Chem842898CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. [32]
    P.A. Spevack and N.S. McIntyre, J. Phis. Chem. 97 (1993) 11020 and 11031.Google Scholar
  33. [33]
    Ramselaar, W.L.T.M., Bouwens, S.M.A.M., Beer, V.H.J., Kraan, A.M. 1989Hyperfine Interaction46599CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Kraleva
    • 1
  • A. Spojakina
    • 1
  • K. Jiratova
    • 2
  • L. Petrov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of CatalysisBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Institute of Chemical Process FundamentalsAcademy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicPrague 6Czech Republic

Personalised recommendations