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Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters

, Volume 95, Issue 2, pp 391–398 | Cite as

Optimization of silica support pore size for Pt catalysts in the complete oxidation of volatile organic compounds

  • Junko Uchisawa
  • Tetsuya Nanba
  • Shouichi Masukawa
  • Akira Obuchi
Article

Abstract

Highest catalytic performance for complete oxidation of propylene and toluene was obtained by using a Pt catalyst on a mesoporous silica support with pore sizes from 20 to 50 nm and 10 to 40 nm, respectively.

Keywords

Pt/SiO2 VOC pore size effectiveness factor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Junko Uchisawa
    • 1
  • Tetsuya Nanba
    • 1
  • Shouichi Masukawa
    • 1
  • Akira Obuchi
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Energy-saving System TeamResearch Center for New Fuels and Vehicle TechnologyTsukubaJapan

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