Development and screening of selective catalysts for the synthesis of clean liquid fuels

J.J.F. Scholten, Xu Xiaoding, C.-B. von der Drecken, B. Höhlein, D. Mausbeck, J.R.H. Ross, J. Slaa, U. Hoffmann, U. Kunz, H. Stölting

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This article is a compilation of the research carried out under EEC contract EN3V-0400-D at the Institut für Energieverfahrenstechnik in Jülich and at the Faculty of Chemical Technology and Materials Science, Delft, concerning the development and screening of copper/cobalt-based catalysts for the synthesis of alcohol mixtures from syngas. Analogous work, based on copper/zinc oxide/alumina catalysts, has been performed at the Faculty of Chemical Technology in Twente University at Enschede. This work is described in a companion paper. Comparative tests of several catalysts in a pressure micropulse reactor and in a plug flow tubular reactor, carried out at the Institut für Technische Chemie, TU Braunschweig, are presented in a second companion paper. In the discussion section of the present article the results obtained by the joint groups are compared with the initial objectives of the programme.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)185-196
JournalInternational journal of energy research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


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