In lean NOx reduction by C3H6 over SnO2/Al2O3, both SnO2 and Al2O3 participate in the reaction. C3H6 is activated on SnO2 active sites to form oxygenated intermediates such as acrolein and acetaldehyde. The oxygenates subsequently react with NOx on Al2O3 to yield N2.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Materials Chemistry