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Title: A facile synthetic route to flower-like NiO and its catalytic properties
Authors: Zhou, Dishan
Yan, Aifeng
Wu, Ying
Wu, Tinghua
Keywords: Nickel oxide;Precipitation;Homogeneous precipitation;Flower-like morphology;Dehydrogenation;Oxidative dehydrogenation;Ethane dehydrogenation;Ethylene
Issue Date: 4-Jan-2013
Abstract: NiO with flower-like morphology has been synthesized via the simple homogeneous precipitation method by using nickel nitrate and urea at 115 °C for 1.5 h. The physicochemical properties of as-obtained NiO are characterized by X-ray diffraction, thermogravimetric analysis, scanning electron microscopy, N2 sorption, and H2 temperature-programmed reduction. The results show that the flower-like NiO exhibits a larger surface area, higher reducibility and better catalytic activity for oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane to ethylene, compared to conventional particulate NiO.
Page(s): 51-56
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/15577
ISSN: 0975-0975(Online); 0376-4710(Print)
Appears in Collections:IJC-A Vol.52A(01) [January 2013]

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