Lithium ion-exchanged zeolite faujasite as support of iron catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis
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- Wang, P., Kang, J., Zhang, Q. et al. Catal Lett (2007) 114: 178. doi:10.1007/s10562-007-9062-4
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Among various microporous and mesoporous materials investigated, the Li+-exchanged zeolite faujasite has been found to be the most efficient support of iron catalyst for producing C5+ hydrocarbon fuels via Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. The location of iron species in the catalyst is a key issue in obtaining high selectivities to C5+ hydrocarbons. It is proposed that the Li+ cation and the supercage structure of zeolite faujasite both play important roles in improving the selectivities to C5+ hydrocarbons over the Fe catalyst.