Direct synthesis of acetylene from methane by direct current pulse discharge

Shigeru Kado, Yasushi Sekine, Kaoru Fujimoto

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Abstract

In non-catalytic direct conversion of methane to acetylene by using direct current pulse discharge under conditions of ambient temperature and atmospheric pressure, the selectivity of acetylene from methane was >95% at methane conversion ranging from 16 to 52%; coexisting oxygen was very effective in removing deposited carbon and stabilized the state of discharge.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2485-2486
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number24
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Dec 21

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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