Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters

, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 249–252 | Cite as

Synthesis of light olefins from Co and H2O over supported rhodium catalysts

  • T. Iizuka
  • T. Inoue
  • K. Tanabe


Rhodium supported on Nb2O5 was found to be an effective catalyst for the production of C2−C3 light olefins (almost 505 selectivity in a steady state reaction at 350 °C) from CO and H2O.


Physical Chemistry Steady State Catalysis Rhodium Nb2O5 


Родий, нанесенный на Nb2O5, оказался эффективным катализатором в производстве легких олефинов C2−C3 (с почти 50%-ной селективностью в стационарном состоянии реакции при 350°C) из CO и H2O.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Iizuka
    • 1
  • T. Inoue
    • 1
  • K. Tanabe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of ScienceHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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