From CO or CO2? Space-resolved insights into high-pressure CO2 hydrogenation to methanol over Cu/ZnO/Al2O3

Rohit Gaikwad, Helena Reymond, Nat Phongprueksathat, Philipp Rudolf Von Rohr, Atsushi Urakawa

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

The reaction pathway of high-pressure CO2 hydrogenation over a Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 catalyst is investigated through the gradients of reactants/products concentration and catalyst temperature within the catalytic reactor. This study reveals that methanol is formed through direct CO2 hydrogenation at low temperature, while above 260 °C methanol formation is mediated via CO which is formed by reverse water-gas shift reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2763-2768
Number of pages6
JournalCatalysis Science and Technology
Volume10
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'From CO or CO<sub>2</sub>? Space-resolved insights into high-pressure CO<sub>2</sub> hydrogenation to methanol over Cu/ZnO/Al<sub>2</sub>O<sub>3</sub>'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this