This ‘HOT’ PCCP paper describes the utilization of Ni-based catalysts for steam reforming of ethanol to produce CO-free hydrogen. The metals in the system play different roles in the reaction; Pt and Cu suppress the methanation and enhance H2 production, while Co promotes the methanation.
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Superior reactivity of skeletal Ni-based catalysts for low-temperature steam reforming to produce CO-free hydrogen
Chengxi Zhang, Peng Zhang, Shuirong Li, Gaowei Wu, Xinbin Ma and Jinlong Gong
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012, Communication