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Rational Design of FePtK/SiO2 Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts and Study on Their Activity-Nanophase Relationships - 2001

Bartholomew, Calvin H.
Xu, Jian

Brigham Young University

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Table of Contents

List of Tables 3
List of Figures 4


Background and Objectives 6
  Background 6
Objectives of Research Program 7
Approach 8


Experimental 9
  Catalyst Preparation and Compositions 9
BET Surface Surface Area and Hydrothermal Stability Tests 11
TGA Studies 12
Mossbauer Spectroscopy 12
Chemisorption 13
Activity Tests 13


Results and Discussion 16
  Chemical Analysis of Catalysts 16
BET Surface Area Measurements and Hydrothermal Stability Tests 16
Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA) 18
Chemisorption Tests 19
Mossbauer Spectroscopy 20
Activity Tests
  Catalyst Activity and Stability 22
CH4 and CO2 Selectivities 23


Conclusions 42
References 27