Development of a noble-structured catalyst for methane decomposition to produce pure hydrogen

Wataru Kawasaki, Hidenori Kato, Ryo Watanabe, Choji Fukuhara

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Abstract

The aim of this study is to develop a noble-structured catalyst for methane decomposition to produce pure hydrogen. The Ni/Al2O3 structured catalyst, which was prepared by electroless plating with NaBH4 as the reducing agent, showed a higher activity and stability, indicating the advantage for ensuring the flow path. After a steam treatment to remove the deposited carbon, the decomposition performance of the structured catalyst was regenerated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-214
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume46
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Electroless plating
  • Methane decomposition
  • Noble-structured catalyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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