Hydrogen Production from Bioethanol: Oxidative Steam Reforming of Aqueous Ethanol Triggered by Oxidation of Ni/Ce0.5Zr0.5O2−x at Low Temperature

Authors

  • Dr. Katsutoshi Sato,

    1. Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Oita University, Dannoharu 700, Oita 870-1192 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 975547895
    2. Present Address: Fuel Cell System Group, Energy Technology Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Umezono 1-1-1, Tsukuba 305-8568 (Japan)
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  • Kosuke Kawano,

    1. Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Oita University, Dannoharu 700, Oita 870-1192 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 975547895
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  • Akiko Ito,

    1. Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Oita University, Dannoharu 700, Oita 870-1192 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 975547895
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  • Prof. Yusaku Takita,

    1. Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Oita University, Dannoharu 700, Oita 870-1192 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 975547895
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  • Dr. Katsutoshi Nagaoka

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Oita University, Dannoharu 700, Oita 870-1192 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 975547895
    • Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Oita University, Dannoharu 700, Oita 870-1192 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 975547895
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Abstract

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A-steam: Oxidative steam reforming of ethanol aqueous solution is triggered at low temperature (373 K) repeatedly over Ni/Ce0.5Zr0.5O2. Here, the ethanol/steam ratio mimicks the bioethanol solution.

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