Promotion effects of ceria in partial oxidation of methane over Ni-calcium hydroxyapatite

Ki Hoon Ki, Yup Lee Sang, SukWoo Nam, Hoon Lim Tae, Seong A. Hong, June Yoon Ki

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Effects of ceria added as a promoter to a nickel-calcium hydroxyapatite catalyst, which has recently been reported to exhibit high activity and selectivity in partial oxidation of methane, were investigated. The ceria-promoted catalyst exhibited higher activity and stability than the unpromoted one. This is considered due to the oxygen storage capacity of ceria, which promotes easier removal of the deposited carbon. The optimum content of ceria was determined to lie in the range of the Ce/Ni ratio from 0.1/2.5 to 0.2/2.5.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-20
Number of pages4
JournalKorean Journal of Chemical Engineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes



  • Calcium Hydroxyapatite
  • Ceria
  • Methane Partial Oxidation
  • Nickel
  • Promoter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Chemistry(all)

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