Immobilized carbon nanofibers: a novel structured catalyst support

Joline Miranda Roemers-van Beek

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

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Abstract

The work in this thesis explores a novel catalyst support design. In this design a macro-porous basis is used to immobilize a layer of carbon nanofibers (CNFs) agglomerates with the possible addition of a grown CNF binder layer. The synthesis of this grown CNF binder layer poses additional fundamental questions on CNF growth. The produced catalyst support is tested for activity and selectivity in a fast heterogeneous reaction, in this case nitrite hydrogenation in liquid phase.
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Twente
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Lefferts, Leon, Supervisor
Award date16 Feb 2018
Place of PublicationEnschede
Publisher
Print ISBNs978-90-365-4477-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Feb 2018

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