Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-2018

Subject: LCSH

Palladium, Acetylene, Hydrogenation

Disciplines

Chemical Engineering | Chemistry

Abstract

An atomically dispersed palladium (Pd) catalyst supported onto a defective nanodiamond-graphene (ND@G) is reported here for selective hydrogenation of acetylene in the presence of abundant ethylene. The catalyst exhibits remarkable performance for the selective conversion of acetylene to ethylene: high conversion (100%), ethylene selectivity (90%), and good stability (i.e., steady for at least 30 hours). The unique struc-ture of the catalyst (i.e., atomically dispersion of Pd atoms on graphene through Pd-C bond anchoring) ensure the facile desorption of ethylene against the over-hydrogenation of ethylene to undesired ethane, which is the key for the outstanding selectivity of the catalyst.

Comments

This document is the unedited Author’s version of a Submitted Work that was subsequently accepted for publication in Journal of the American Chemical Society, copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review. To access the final edited and published work see http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jacs.8b07476

DOI

10.1021/jacs.8b07476

Publisher Citation

Huang, Fei, Yuchen Deng, Yunlei Chen, Xiangbin Cai, Mi Peng, Zhimin Jia, Pengju Ren et al. "Atomically dispersed Pd on nanodiamond/graphene hybrid for selective hydrogenation of acetylene." Journal of the American Chemical Society (2018). 140 (41), pp. 13142–13146

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