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Direct Synthesis of Al-B-SBA-15 and Its Application in Preparing of Bifunctional Platinum Catalyst for Hydrogenation of Tetralin


In this work, the mesoporous material Al-B-SBA-15 has been obtained by direct synthesis method with Si : B : Al ratio of 10 : 0.5 : 0.5. Wetness impregnation (WI) method was used to load platinum on Al-B-SBA-15. The prepared support and catalyst were characterized by nitrogen adsorption–desorption measurement (BET), XRD, TEM, and TPD-NH3 to investigate the influence of boron and aluminium on characteristics of the catalyst. The activity of the bifunctional catalyst was tested for hydrogenation of tetralin at 180–220°C, hydrogen pressure of 1.5–2.5 MPa for 3 h.

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This research is funded by Vietnam National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) under grant no. 104.05-2014.21.


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Ngo Thi Thanh Hien, Kien, P.T., Vu, N.A. et al. Direct Synthesis of Al-B-SBA-15 and Its Application in Preparing of Bifunctional Platinum Catalyst for Hydrogenation of Tetralin. Catal. Ind. 11, 59–64 (2019).

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  • mesoporous materials
  • Al-B-SBA-15
  • boron
  • aluminium
  • bifunctional platinum catalyst
  • tetralin hydrogenation