Structural Characterization of Al2O3 and CeO2 Supported Ni, Co Loaded Ceramic Monolithic Catalysts

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GULDAL N. O. , Baykara S. Z.

ACTA PHYSICA POLONICA A, vol.125, no.2, pp.281-284, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 125 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.12693/aphyspola.125.281
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.281-284


This paper discusses structural characterizations of monolithic catalysts prepared by incorporating Ni and Co supported over a porous alumina and ceria layer by using respective nitrates and H2PtCl6 as precursors. Monolithic catalysts were synthesized by dip-coating of 400 cpsi cordierite ceramic monolithic pieces cut in 20 x 13 mm(2) (L x D) into appropriate solutions of metals, followed by calcination in air at 800 degrees C for 4 h. Phases of catalysts were characterized with X-ray diffraction. Morphological analysis and elemental composition were determined by scanning electron microscope and energy dispersive spectroscopy. The specific surface area analysis have been studied using the Brunauer-Emmett-Teller method. Metal contents were determined by inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry.