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A Short Review on Mesoporous Silica-Supported Catalysts for Methane Dry Reforming

Singh, Sharanjit and Omoregbe, Osaze and Tan, Ji Siang and Fayaz, Fahim and Vo, Dai-Viet N. (2016) A Short Review on Mesoporous Silica-Supported Catalysts for Methane Dry Reforming. In: Proceedings of The National Conference for Postgraduate Research (NCON-PGR 2016), 24-25 September 2016 , Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP), Pekan, Pahang. pp. 238-242..

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Abstract

The aim of this review is to gain a better insight in to the recent developments made in mesoporous silica molecular sieves, such as MCM-41, SBA-15, and SBA-16, as supports for dry reforming of methane. It further explored how different constraints such as the synthesis method for the mesoporous materials and techniques for metal loading on the mesoporous materials influence the dry reforming reactions and products yields. The high surface area and 2D hexagonal arrays of MCM-41 and SBA-15, 3D cage like structure of SBA-16 allow for good dispersion of metals inside their channels, which in turn, facilitates high catalytic activity and less catalyst deactivation. In this review, attention will be given to different strategies for enhancing catalytic activities, and the effect of metal dispersion on mesoporous silica supports.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords: methane dry reforming, mesoporous materials, metal dispersion
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Depositing User: Rosfadilla Mohamad Zainun
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2016 03:04
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2019 07:45
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/15905
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