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Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters

, Volume 90, Issue 2, pp 233–242 | Cite as

Multi-wall carbon nanotubes supported ruthenium for glucose hydrogenation to sorbitol

  • Jingxue Pan
  • Jinhua Li
  • Chao Wang
  • Zhengyu Yang
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Abstract

Multi-wall carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) supported ruthenium prepared with an impregnation method was used as catalyst in glucose hydrogenation to sorbitol. The effects of ruthenium loading, reaction time, temperature and initial hydrogen pressure on glucose hydrogenation were investigated. Compared with Raney Ni and ruthenium supported on Al2O3, SiO2, Ru/MWNTs showed higher catalytic activity.

Keywords

Glucose sorbitol multi-wall carbon nanotubes ruthenium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jingxue Pan
    • 1
  • Jinhua Li
    • 1
  • Chao Wang
    • 1
  • Zhengyu Yang
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical Institute of Physics and ChemistryChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingP. R. China

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