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Production of High Purity Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes from Catalytic Decomposition of Methane (2006)
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Hong, K. B., Ismail, A. A. B., Mahayuddin, M. E. B. M., Mohamed, A. R., & Zein, S. H. S. (2006). Production of High Purity Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes from Catalytic Decomposition of Methane. Journal of natural gas chemistry / Chengdu Institute of Organic Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 15(4), 266-270. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1003-9953%2807%2960004-8

Acid-based purification process of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) produced via catalytic decomposition of methane with NiO/TiO 2 as a catalyst is described. By combining the oxidation in air and the acid refluxes, the impurities, such as amorp... Read More about Production of High Purity Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes from Catalytic Decomposition of Methane.

COx-Free Hydrogen and Carbon Nanofibers Produced from Direct Decomposition of Methane on Nickel-Based Catalysts (2006)
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Chai, S. P., Zein, S. H. S., & Mohamed, A. R. (2006). COx-Free Hydrogen and Carbon Nanofibers Produced from Direct Decomposition of Methane on Nickel-Based Catalysts. Journal of natural gas chemistry / Chengdu Institute of Organic Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 15(4), 253-258. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1003-9953%2807%2960002-4

Direct decomposition of methane was carried out using a fixed-bed reactor at 700 °C for the production of CO x -free hydrogen and carbon nanofibers. The catalytic performance of NiO-M/SiO 2 catalysts (where M=AgO, CoO, CuO, FeO, MnO x and MoO) in met... Read More about COx-Free Hydrogen and Carbon Nanofibers Produced from Direct Decomposition of Methane on Nickel-Based Catalysts.

Moderate temperature synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes on alumina supported nickel oxide catalyst (2006)
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Chai, S. P., Zein, S. H. S., & Mohamed, A. R. (2007). Moderate temperature synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes on alumina supported nickel oxide catalyst. Materials letters, 61(16), 3519-3521. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2006.11.108

A simple nickel oxide catalyst has been developed in synthesizing single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) at moderate temperature. The catalyst used in the experiment was without a preceding reduction in hydrogen flow. The synthesis of SWNTs was perfo... Read More about Moderate temperature synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes on alumina supported nickel oxide catalyst.

Formation of Y-junction carbon nanotubes by catalytic CVD of methane (2006)
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Chai, S. P., Zein, S. H. S., & Mohamed, A. R. (2006). Formation of Y-junction carbon nanotubes by catalytic CVD of methane. Solid state communications, 140(5), 248-250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssc.2006.08.006

Y-junction carbon nanotubes were grown by catalytic CVD of methane at 700 {ring operator} C on NiO-CuO-MoO(7:2:1) (w/w/w)/SiO 2 catalyst. For comparison, NiO-CuO(8:2) (w/w)/SiO 2 and NiO-MoO(8:2) (w/w)/SiO 2 catalysts were tested for carbon nanotube... Read More about Formation of Y-junction carbon nanotubes by catalytic CVD of methane.

Preparation of carbon nanotubes over cobalt-containing catalysts via catalytic decomposition of methane (2006)
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Chai, S. P., Zein, S. H. S., & Mohamed, A. R. (2006). Preparation of carbon nanotubes over cobalt-containing catalysts via catalytic decomposition of methane. Chemical Physics Letters, 426(4-6), 345-350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2006.05.026

Decomposition of methane into carbon nanotubes over CoO catalysts supported on various catalyst supports at 550 °C and 700 °C was investigated. The effect of catalyst promoters on the supported CoO catalysts at 700 °C was also examined. Electron micr... Read More about Preparation of carbon nanotubes over cobalt-containing catalysts via catalytic decomposition of methane.

Screening of metal oxide catalysts for carbon nanotubes and hydrogen production via catalytic decomposition of methane (2006)
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Zein, S. H., Mohamed, A. R., & Chai, S. P. (2006). Screening of metal oxide catalysts for carbon nanotubes and hydrogen production via catalytic decomposition of methane. Studies in surface science and catalysis, 159, 725-728. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0167-2991%2806%2981699-x

A number of catalysts prepared from transition metals such as copper (Cu), iron (Fe), nickel (Ni), cobalt (Co) and manganese (Mn) on TiO2 support were tested for the decomposition of methane into hydrogen and carbon. These catalysts were used in the... Read More about Screening of metal oxide catalysts for carbon nanotubes and hydrogen production via catalytic decomposition of methane.

Screening of metal oxide catalysts for carbon nanotubes and hydrogen production via catalytic decomposition of methane (2006)
Journal Article
Zein, S. H., Mohamed, A. R., & Chai, S. P. (2006). Screening of metal oxide catalysts for carbon nanotubes and hydrogen production via catalytic decomposition of methane. Studies in surface science and catalysis, 159, 725-728. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0167-2991%2806%2981699-X

A number of catalysts prepared from transition metals such as copper (Cu), iron (Fe), nickel (Ni), cobalt (Co) and manganese (Mn) on TiO 2 support were tested for the decomposition of methane into hydrogen and carbon. These catalysts were used in the... Read More about Screening of metal oxide catalysts for carbon nanotubes and hydrogen production via catalytic decomposition of methane.