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The direct synthesis of H2O2 using TS-1 supported catalysts

DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201900100 DOI Help

Authors: Richard J. Lewis (Cardiff University) , Kenji Ueura (UBE Industries) , Yukimasa Fukuta (UBE Industries) , Simon J. Freakley (University of Bath) , Liqun Kang (University College London (UCL)) , Feng Ryan Wang (University College London) , Qian He (Cardiff University) , Jennifer. K. Edwards (Cardiff University) , David J. Morgan (Cardiff University) , Yasushi Yamamoto (UBE Industries) , Graham J. Hutchings (Cardiff University)
Co-authored by industrial partner: Yes

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Chemcatchem , VOL 6

State: Published (Approved)
Published: March 2019
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 19246

Abstract: In this study we show that using AuPd nanoparticles supported on a commercial titanium silicate (TS‐1) prepared using a wet co‐impregnation method it is possible to produce hydrogen peroxide from molecular H2 and O2 via the direct synthesis reaction. The effect of Au: Pd ratio and calcination temperature is evaluated as well as the role of Pt addition to the AuPd supported catalysts. The effect of Pt addition to AuPt nanoparticles is observed to result in a significant improvement in catalytic activity and selectivity to hydrogen peroxide with detailed characterisation indicating this is a result of selectively tuning the ratio of Pd oxidation states.

Journal Keywords: Hydrogen Peroxide; Au−Pd-Pt; TS-1; Green Chemistry

Subject Areas: Chemistry

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