Comparison of the promoting effects of gallium and aluminium on the n-butane isomerization actvity of sulfated zirconia

Chong Jiang Cao, Xi Zhi Yu, Chang Lin Chen, Nan Ping Xu, Yan Ru Wang, Chung Yuan Mou

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Abstract

Sulfated zirconia catalysts promoted by gallium or aluminium were prepared and tested for n-butane isomerization. Both elements increase and stabilize the isomerization rate. Characterization results showed that the promoting mechanism of gallium was different from that of aluminium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-92
Number of pages8
JournalReaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters
Volume83
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Aluminium
  • Gallium
  • Sulfated zirconia
  • n-butane isomerization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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