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Topics in Catalysis

, Volume 60, Issue 3–5, pp 318–325 | Cite as

Structure Effects on Activity of Plasma Deposited Cobalt Oxide Catalysts for VOC Combustion

  • P. J. Jodłowski
  • R. J. Jędrzejczyk
  • D. Chlebda
  • J. Tyczkowski
  • J. Kryca
  • A. Kołodziej
  • J. Łojewska
Original Paper

Abstract

The aim of this study was to obtain and characterise the series of cobalt based structured catalysts prepared by non-equilibrium plasma deposition. The catalysts were obtained under oxygen-rich and oxygen-free conditions. The catalysts were characterised by using spectroscopic and microscopic methods including AFM, SEM, EDS, in situ μRaman and XPS. The catalytic activity of prepared catalysts was measured under n-nonane catalytic combustion reaction. The correlation of catalytic activity with the catalysts characterisation results showed that the active cobalt form of the catalysts in catalytic combustion is spinel structure and is not correlated with the particle size.

Keywords

Structured reactors VOC combustion Cobalt catalysts Plasma deposition In situ spectroscopy 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Financial support for this work was provided by Polish National Science Centre—Project No. 2013/09/B/ST8/00171 and partly within LIDER/204/L-6/14/NCBR/2015.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. Jodłowski
    • 1
  • R. J. Jędrzejczyk
    • 2
  • D. Chlebda
    • 3
  • J. Tyczkowski
    • 4
  • J. Kryca
    • 5
  • A. Kołodziej
    • 5
    • 6
  • J. Łojewska
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Chemical Engineering and TechnologyCracow University of TechnologyKrakówPoland
  2. 2.Malopolska Centre of BiotechnologyJagiellonian UniversityKrakówPoland
  3. 3.Faculty of ChemistryJagiellonian UniversityKrakówPoland
  4. 4.Faculty of Process and Environmental EngineeringTechnical University of LodzŁódźPoland
  5. 5.Polish Academy of SciencesInstitute of Chemical EngineeringGliwicePoland
  6. 6.Faculty of Civil EngineeringOpole University of TechnologyOpolePoland

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