Adsorption state of carbon monoxide on a structured copper-based catalyst prepared by electroless plating for low-temperature watergas shift reaction

Choji Fukuhara, Tomohiro Yamada, Hiromichi Ohkura, Ryo Watanabe

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In the low-temperature watergas shift reaction, the effect of the catalyst pretreatment conditions on the adsorption state of CO was investigated on a structured copper-based catalyst, which was prepared by electroless plating. The amount of CO adsorbed on the catalyst was higher due to the oxidation pretreatment than that by the reduction treatment. The CO adsorbed on the oxidized catalyst formed many carbonate and carboxylate species, which have a slightly weak adsorption. Such an adsorption state would enhance shift performance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)900-901
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


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