Catalyst Support Effects on Selectivity in the Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis

  • J. G. GoodwinJr.
  • Y. W. Chen
  • S. C. Chuang


While the catalytic activity of a catalyst is important, of even more importance is catalytic selectivity. This is especially true for the Fischer-Tropsch (F-T) synthesis, where much work is being done to selectively make gasoline, olefins, or other classes of hydrocarbons.


Strong Metal Support Interaction Methane Selectivity Olefin Selectivity Molecular Sieve Trap Cation Configuration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. G. GoodwinJr.
    • 1
  • Y. W. Chen
    • 1
  • S. C. Chuang
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemical and Petroleum Engineering DepartmentUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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