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Simultaneous removal of NO and Hg⁰ using Fe and Co co-doped Mn-Ce/TiO₂ catalysts (2018)
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Shen, B., Zhu, S., Zhang, X., Chi, G., Patel, D., Si, M., & Wu, C. (2018). Simultaneous removal of NO and Hg⁰ using Fe and Co co-doped Mn-Ce/TiO₂ catalysts. Fuel, 224, 241-249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2018.03.080

Fe and Co co-doped Mn-Ce/TiO2 (MCT) catalysts were investigated for the simultaneous removal of nitric oxide (NO) and elemental mercury (Hg0) at reaction temperature lower than 200 °C. The catalysts were characterized by Brunauer–Emmett–Teller (BET),... Read More about Simultaneous removal of NO and Hg⁰ using Fe and Co co-doped Mn-Ce/TiO₂ catalysts.

Thermal Chemical Conversion of High-Density Polyethylene for the Production of Valuable Carbon Nanotubes Using Ni/AAO Membrane Catalyst (2017)
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Liu, X., Sun, H., Wu, C., Patel, D., & Huang, J. (2018). Thermal Chemical Conversion of High-Density Polyethylene for the Production of Valuable Carbon Nanotubes Using Ni/AAO Membrane Catalyst. Energy and Fuels, 32(4), 4511-4520. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b03160

© 2017 American Chemical Society. Thermal chemical conversion of waste plastics for syngas production is a promising alternative method for the management of waste plastics. However, one of the challenges of facilitating the deployment of this techno... Read More about Thermal Chemical Conversion of High-Density Polyethylene for the Production of Valuable Carbon Nanotubes Using Ni/AAO Membrane Catalyst.

One-step reforming of CO₂ and CH₄ to high-value liquid chemicals and fuels at room temperature via plasma-driven catalysis (2017)
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Wang, L., Yi, Y., Wu, C., Guo, H., & Tu, X. (2017). One-step reforming of CO₂ and CH₄ to high-value liquid chemicals and fuels at room temperature via plasma-driven catalysis. Angewandte Chemie, 129(44), 13867-13871. https://doi.org/10.1002/ange.201707131

Conversion of CO₂ with CH₄ into liquid fuels and chemicals in a single-step catalytic process bypassing the production of syngas remains a challenge. In this study, one-step synthesis of liquid fuels and chemicals (e.g. acetic acid, methanol, ethanol... Read More about One-step reforming of CO₂ and CH₄ to high-value liquid chemicals and fuels at room temperature via plasma-driven catalysis.

Tailored mesoporous silica supports for Ni catalysed hydrogen production from ethanol steam reforming (2016)
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Parlett, C. M., Aydin, A., Durndell, L. J., Frattini, L., Isaacs, M. A., Lee, A. F., …Wu, C. (2017). Tailored mesoporous silica supports for Ni catalysed hydrogen production from ethanol steam reforming. Catalysis communications, 91, 76-79 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catcom.2016.12.021

Mesoporous silica supported Ni nanoparticles have been investigated for hydrogen production from ethanol steam reforming. Ethanol reforming is structure-sensitive over Ni, and also dependent on support mesostructure; three-dimensional KIT-6 possessin... Read More about Tailored mesoporous silica supports for Ni catalysed hydrogen production from ethanol steam reforming.

Development of Fe-promoted Ni-Al catalyst for hydrogen production from gasification of wood sawdust (2016)
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Dong, L., Wu, C., Ling, H., Shi, J., Williams, P. T., & Huang, J. (2017). Development of Fe-promoted Ni-Al catalyst for hydrogen production from gasification of wood sawdust. Energy and Fuels, 31(3), 2118-2127. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b02050

The production of renewable hydrogen enriched gas from biomass waste is a promising technology for the development of a sustainable economy and society. Until now, there are still challenges of the technology in terms of the efficiency of hydrogen pr... Read More about Development of Fe-promoted Ni-Al catalyst for hydrogen production from gasification of wood sawdust.

Promoting hydrogen production and minimizing catalyst deactivation from the pyrolysis-catalytic steam reforming of biomass on nanosized NiZnAlOx catalysts (2016)
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Dong, L., Wu, C., Ling, H., Shi, J., Williams, P. T., & Huang, J. (2017). Promoting hydrogen production and minimizing catalyst deactivation from the pyrolysis-catalytic steam reforming of biomass on nanosized NiZnAlOx catalysts. Fuel, 188, 610-620 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2016.10.072

Hydrogen production from the thermochemical conversion of biomass was carried out with nano-sized NiZnAlOx catalysts using a two-stage fixed bed reactor system. The gases derived from the pyrolysis of wood sawdust in the first stage were catalyticall... Read More about Promoting hydrogen production and minimizing catalyst deactivation from the pyrolysis-catalytic steam reforming of biomass on nanosized NiZnAlOx catalysts.

Characteristics and catalytic properties of Ni/CaAlOₓ catalyst for hydrogen-enriched syngas production from pyrolysis-steam reforming of biomass sawdust (2015)
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Chen, F., Wu, C., Dong, L., Vassallo, A., Williams, P. T., & Huang, J. (2016). Characteristics and catalytic properties of Ni/CaAlOₓ catalyst for hydrogen-enriched syngas production from pyrolysis-steam reforming of biomass sawdust. Applied catalysis. B, Environmental, 183, 168-175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2015.10.028

The production of hydrogen-enriched syngas from the thermo-chemical conversion of biomass was studied using Ni/CaAlOₓ catalysts prepared by co-precipitation method. The effect of Ca addition with different molar ratios of Ca:Al (1:3, 1:2, 1:1, 2:1, 3... Read More about Characteristics and catalytic properties of Ni/CaAlOₓ catalyst for hydrogen-enriched syngas production from pyrolysis-steam reforming of biomass sawdust.

Plasma-photocatalytic conversion of CO₂ at low temperatures: Understanding the synergistic effect of plasma-catalysis (2015)
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Mei, D., Zhu, X., Wu, C., Ashford, B., Williams, P. T., & Tu, X. (2016). Plasma-photocatalytic conversion of CO₂ at low temperatures: Understanding the synergistic effect of plasma-catalysis. Applied catalysis. B, Environmental, 182(March), 525-532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2015.09.052

A coaxial dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) reactor has been developed for plasma-catalytic conversion of pure CO₂ into CO and O₂ at low temperatures (<150 °C) and atmospheric pressure. The effect of specific energy density (SED) on the performan... Read More about Plasma-photocatalytic conversion of CO₂ at low temperatures: Understanding the synergistic effect of plasma-catalysis.

The use of different metal catalysts for the simultaneous production of carbon nanotubes and hydrogen from pyrolysis of plastic feedstocks (2015)
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Acomb, J. C., Wu, C., & Williams, P. T. (2016). The use of different metal catalysts for the simultaneous production of carbon nanotubes and hydrogen from pyrolysis of plastic feedstocks. Applied catalysis. B, Environmental, 180(January), (497-510). doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2015.06.054. ISSN 0926-3373

Nickel, iron, cobalt and copper catalysts were prepared by impregnation and used to produce carbon nanotubes and hydrogen gas from a LDPE feedstock. A two stage catalytic pyrolysis process was used to enable large yields of both products. Plastics sa... Read More about The use of different metal catalysts for the simultaneous production of carbon nanotubes and hydrogen from pyrolysis of plastic feedstocks.

Catalytic steam reforming of volatiles released via pyrolysis of wood sawdust for hydrogen-rich gas production on Fe–Zn/Al2O3 nanocatalysts (2015)
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Chen, F., Wu, C., Dong, L., Jin, F., Williams, P. T., & Huang, J. (2015). Catalytic steam reforming of volatiles released via pyrolysis of wood sawdust for hydrogen-rich gas production on Fe–Zn/Al2O3 nanocatalysts. Fuel, 158(October), 999-1005. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2015.05.040

Thermo-chemical processing of biomass is a promising alternative to produce renewable hydrogen as a clean fuel or renewable syngas for a sustainable chemical industry. However, the fast deactivation of catalysts due to coke formation and sintering li... Read More about Catalytic steam reforming of volatiles released via pyrolysis of wood sawdust for hydrogen-rich gas production on Fe–Zn/Al2O3 nanocatalysts.

CO₂ gasification of bio-char derived from conventional and microwave pyrolysis (2015)
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Wu, C., Budarin, V. L., Wang, M., Sharifi, V., Gronnow, M. J., Wu, Y., …Williams, P. T. (2015). CO₂ gasification of bio-char derived from conventional and microwave pyrolysis. Applied energy, 157, 533-539. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.075

Thermal-chemical processing of biomass is expected to provide renewable and clean energy and fuels in the future. Due to the nature of endothermic reactions, microwave and conventional heating have been applied to this technology. However, more studi... Read More about CO₂ gasification of bio-char derived from conventional and microwave pyrolysis.

Pyrolysis-catalytic reforming/gasification of waste tires for production of carbon nanotubes and hydrogen (2015)
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Zhang, Y., Wu, C., Nahil, M. A., & Williams, P. (2015). Pyrolysis-catalytic reforming/gasification of waste tires for production of carbon nanotubes and hydrogen. Energy and Fuels, 29(5), 3328-3334. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b00408

The production of high-value carbon nanotubes and hydrogen from the two-stage pyrolysis catalytic-steam reforming/gasification of waste tires have been investigated. The catalysts used were Co/Al₂ O₃ , Cu/Al₂ O₃ , Fe/Al₂ O₃ and Ni/Al₂ O₃ . The pyroly... Read More about Pyrolysis-catalytic reforming/gasification of waste tires for production of carbon nanotubes and hydrogen.

Experimental study, dynamic modelling, validation and analysis of hydrogen production from biomass pyrolysis/gasification of biomass in a two-stage fixed bed reaction system (2014)
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Olaleye, A. K., Adedayo, K. J., Wu, C., Nahil, M. A., Wang, M., & Williams, P. T. (2014). Experimental study, dynamic modelling, validation and analysis of hydrogen production from biomass pyrolysis/gasification of biomass in a two-stage fixed bed reaction system. Fuel, 137, (364-374). doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2014.07.076. ISSN 0016-2361

There is great interest in producing hydrogen from renewable sources such as biomass rather than from fossil fuels. This paper presents new experimental results at different pyrolysis temperature and development of a dynamic model for a biomass pyrol... Read More about Experimental study, dynamic modelling, validation and analysis of hydrogen production from biomass pyrolysis/gasification of biomass in a two-stage fixed bed reaction system.


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