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Catalysis Letters

, Volume 143, Issue 10, pp 996–1002 | Cite as

Low Temperature Toluene Oxidation Over Pt Nanoparticles Supported on Yttria Stabilized-Zirconia

  • Holly A. E. Dole
  • Rima J. Isaifan
  • Foteini M. Sapountzi
  • Leonardo Lizarraga
  • Daniel Aubert
  • Agnes Princivalle
  • Philippe Vernoux
  • Elena A. Baranova
Article

Abstract

Toluene oxidation was measured over Pt nanoparticles synthesized using a modified polyol reduction method and deposited on ionically conductive yttria-stabilized zirconia (Pt/YSZ) for three different loadings (1.1, 0.8, 0.4 %), and non-ionically conductive γ-alumina (Pt/γ-Al2O3) as a comparison (metal loading 0.7 %). It was found that nanoparticles supported on YSZ, tested as a support for the first time for toluene oxidation, have greater catalytic activity compared to a conventional γ-Al2O3 support in spite of a lower specific area and Pt dispersion. This could be explained by the stronger metal-support interactions between Pt and YSZ due to the ionic conductivity of YSZ and presence of oxygen vacancies.

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Keywords

Toluene oxidation Ionic conductivity Yttria-stabilized zirconia Oxygen vacancies Platinum 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors acknowledge the financial support from Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). Dr. N. De Silva at the University of Ottawa for ICP measurements and the microscopy service of IRCELYON.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Holly A. E. Dole
    • 1
  • Rima J. Isaifan
    • 1
  • Foteini M. Sapountzi
    • 2
  • Leonardo Lizarraga
    • 2
  • Daniel Aubert
    • 3
  • Agnes Princivalle
    • 3
  • Philippe Vernoux
    • 2
  • Elena A. Baranova
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Center for Catalysis Research and InnovationUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada
  2. 2.Institut de Recherches sur la catalyse et l’environnement de Lyon (IRCELYON), UMR 5256, CNRS, Université Lyon 1VilleurbanneFrance
  3. 3.Laboratoire de Synthèse et Fonctionnalisation des Céramiques, UMR3080, CNRS/Saint-Gobain - 550Cavaillon CedexFrance

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