Bifunctional nature of SnO2/γ-Al2O3 catalysts in the selective reduction of NOx

A. Yezerets*, Y. Zheng, P. W. Park, M. C. Kung, H. H. Kung

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)629-634
Number of pages6
JournalStudies in Surface Science and Catalysis
Volume130 A
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Materials Chemistry

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