Oxidative activation of methane on lanthanum oxide and nickel-lanthanum oxide catalysts

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dc.contributor.author Dixit, Marm
dc.contributor.author Menon, R. Aparna
dc.contributor.author Baruah, Renika
dc.contributor.author Bhargav, Atul
dc.contributor.author Sharma, Sudhanshu
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-08T13:14:42Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-08T13:14:42Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08
dc.identifier.citation Dixit, Marm; Menon, Aparna; Baruah, Renika; Bhargav, Atul and Sharma, Sudhanshu, “Oxidative activation of methane on lanthanum oxide and nickel-lanthanum oxide catalysts”, Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis, DOI: 10.1007/s11144-015-0864-x, Aug. 2015. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1878-5204
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11144-015-0864-x
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/1660
dc.description.abstract In this work, lanthanum oxide (La2O3) has been studied for the methane partial oxidation reaction. We report long term experimental studies on La2O3, prepared by the solution combustion method with 5 wt% of Ni being added using chemical reduction method. Thorough characterization is done using XRD, SEM and FTIR. The activity is measured in terms of methane conversion and hydrogen and carbon monoxide selectivity. Methane oxidation is also carried out by varying the residence time, which changes the product distribution. Furthermore, methane activity is studied in the absence of oxygen and effect of pretreatment is also disused in detail. It is observed that the addition of nickel on the La2O3 catalyst (5 % Ni/La2O3) increases the catalytic activity significantly. Long term tests at isothermal conditions on both La2O3 and 5 % Ni/La2O3 catalysts are carried out to study the deteriorating effect of carbon (coke) deposition. Hydrogen production with 5 % Ni/La2O3 is significantly enhanced compared to La2O3, and it is experimentally observed that both the catalysts show excellent coking resistance capabilities. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Marm Dixit, Aparna Menon, Renika Baruah, Atul Bhargav and Sudhanshu Sharma
dc.format.extent vol. 115, no. 2, pp. 611-624
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.subject Hydrogen en_US
dc.subject Lanthanum oxide en_US
dc.subject Methane en_US
dc.subject Nickel en_US
dc.subject Partial oxidation en_US
dc.title Oxidative activation of methane on lanthanum oxide and nickel-lanthanum oxide catalysts en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.relation.journal Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis


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