Catalysis Letters

, 141:1491 | Cite as

Selective Catalytic Reduction of NO with CH4 Over In–Fe/Sulfated Zirconia Catalysts

  • Hongyan Zhang
  • Ning Li
  • Lin Li
  • Aiqin Wang
  • Xiaodong Wang
  • Tao Zhang


In–Fe loaded sulfated zirconia (SZ) was firstly studied for the selective catalytic reduction (SCR) of NO with methane and exhibited higher activity than In/SZ and Fe/SZ. The addition of iron to the In/SZ increases its surface area and strong acid sites, which can be helpful for the SCR of NO.

Graphical Abstract


NOx SCR CH4 Sulfated zirconia In–Fe/SZ 



Financial support was provided by the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) grants (20773122, 20773124, 20803079).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hongyan Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ning Li
    • 1
  • Lin Li
    • 1
  • Aiqin Wang
    • 1
  • Xiaodong Wang
    • 1
  • Tao Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Dalian Institute of Chemical PhysicsCASDalianPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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