Partial Oxidation of Dimethoxymethane to Syngas Over Supported Noble Metal Catalysts

  • S. D. BadmaevEmail author
  • N. O. Akhmetov
  • V. A. Sobyanin
Original Paper


Catalytic partial oxidation (PO) of dimethoxymethane (DMM) to syngas was investigated in a fixed-bed continuous flow reactor under ambient pressure and at 250–500 °C over Pt-, Rh- and Ru-supported on Ce0.75Zr0.25O2–δ catalysts. The Pt catalyst was found to be the most active and selective. It provided complete conversion of DMM to gas mixture containing ˃ 60 vol% of H2 and CO at 400 °C, GHSV = 10,000 h−1 using a reaction mixture: DMM:O2:N2 = 28.6:14.3:57.1 (vol%).


Dimethoxymethane Partial oxidation Syngas production Noble metal catalyst Pt SOFC 



This work was supported by Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (Project No. AAAA-A17-117041710088-0).

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. D. Badmaev
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • N. O. Akhmetov
    • 1
  • V. A. Sobyanin
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Boreskov Institute of CatalysisNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.Novosibirsk State UniversityNovosibirskRussia

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