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C1 Chemistry for the Production of Clean Liquid Transportation Fuels and Hydrogen:
Annual Report for May 1, 2001 to September 30, 2002

Huffman, Gerald P.

University of Kentucky

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Table of Contents

Abstract 4
Executive Summary 5
Inside Fischer-Tropsch 10
Application of Supercritical Fluids as Reaction Medium for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis 21
Sol-Gel Supported Cobalt Catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis of Diesel Range Fuel 32
Hydroisomerization of Fischer-Tropsch Products to Environmentally Clean Transportation Fuels 38
Synthesis of Hydrocarbons and Alcohols from Syngas 47
Hydrogen and Nanotube Production by Catalytic Decomposition of Ethane 55
Structure of Supported Binary Fe-Based Catalysts Used for Non-Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Methane and Other Hydrocarbons 60
Dry Reforming of Methane to Synthesis Gas with Tungsten Carbide Catalyst 64
Development of Microporous Shape-Selective Catalysts for Ethylene, Propylene and other Value-Added Products via C-1 Chemistry 73
Analytical Characterization of Catalyst Structure and Product Distribution 86
NMR and ESR Studies of Particulate Matter in Model Compounds and Diesel Fuels 95