Influence of NaBH4 Liquid Reduction Over LaCuZn Perovskite for CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol

  • Feng LiEmail author
  • Xiaosu Dong
  • Ning Zhao
  • Fukui Xiao


The Cu-based perovskite shows good methanol selectivity but low CO2 conversion in CO2 hydrogenation to methanol. After treated by NaBH4 liquid reduction, perovskite LaCuZn sample (l-LCZ) is reduced partially, particle size becomes smaller and BET surface area increases. This sample (l-LCZ) was tested for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol direct without H2 reduction, and the catalytic activity of it is higher obviously than that over the catalyst LaCuZn which is reduced by H2 at 623 K for 6 h. NaBH4 liquid reduction has good influence on the perovskite properties.

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Perovskite Copper NaBH4 CO2 hydrogenation Methanol 



This work was supported by the Key Science and Technology Program of Shanxi Province, China (Grant No. MD2014-10), and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 21802158).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Coal ConversionInstitute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of SciencesTaiyuanChina
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Mining Disaster Prevention and ControlShandong University of Science and TechnologyQingdaoChina

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