Hydrogenolysis of lignin over Ru-based catalysts: The role of the ruthenium in a lignin fragmentation process

Marian Verziu, Alina Tirsoaga, Bogdan Cojocaru, Cristina Bucur, Bogdan Tudora, Aurore Richel, Mario Aguedo, Ajaikumar Samikannu, Jyri-Pekka Mikkola

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The catalytic performances of two different classes of catalysts containing nickel or/and ruthenium as the active sites were studied in the depolymerisation of lignin isolated from Miscanthus × giganteus. The catalysts were prepared either by coprecipitation (ie, (RuNiMgAlO)x, (RuNiAlO)x, (NiAlO)x, (NiMgAlO)x) or by wet impregnation (ie, Ru/Al2O3) and characterized by nitrogen physisorption (BET), XRD, XPS, NH3-TPD, Raman and H2-TPR techniques. The experimental results indicate that the presence of ruthenium led to dimers as dominant products.

Sidor (från-till)65–76
TidskriftMolecular Catalysis
StatusPublicerad - 2018
MoE-publikationstypA1 Tidskriftsartikel-refererad


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