Nanotechnologies in Russia

, Volume 12, Issue 11–12, pp 597–604 | Cite as

Transformations of Ethanol on Catalysts Based on Nanoporous Calcium Aluminate–Mayenite (Ca12Al14O33) and Mayenite Doped by Copper

  • E. Yu. Mironova
  • M. M. Ermilova
  • N. V. Orekhova
  • A. S. Tolkacheva
  • S. N. Shkerin
  • A. B. Yaroslavtsev


Catalytic properties of nondoped and copper-doped Mayenite have been studied. During ethanol conversion and ethanol steam reforming, the initial Mayenite and specimens containing 0.58 and 0.92 wt % of copper have been analyzed. All catalysts are active in both processes. The influence of the ethanol/water mole ratio on product distribution has been studied. In the course of experiments, the fact of reversible hydrogen sorption has been detected upon the thermal treatment of catalysts containing copper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Yu. Mironova
    • 1
  • M. M. Ermilova
    • 1
  • N. V. Orekhova
    • 1
  • A. S. Tolkacheva
    • 2
    • 3
  • S. N. Shkerin
    • 2
  • A. B. Yaroslavtsev
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical SynthesisRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of High Temperature Electrochemistry, Ural BranchRussian Academy of SciencesYekaterinburgRussia
  3. 3.Institute of New Materials and TechnologiesUral Federal UniversityYekaterinburgRussia
  4. 4.Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic ChemistryMoscowRussia

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