By G. Adachi, Nobuhito Imanaka, Z.C. Kang

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By contrast NO2- and particularly NO3-, with a much higher thermal stability, would be formed by NO adsorption onto basic oxygen anions [132]. The effect of CO2, H2O and SO2, three typical flue gas components, on the kinetics of NO + CH4 reaction over lanthana has also been studied [130]. Between 773 K and 973 K, lanthana activity for the reaction above is reversibly inhibited by CO2 and H2O. A difference may be noted between the nature of the effects induced by CO2 and H2O. In accordance with the already discussed chemistry of La2O3-CO2 system, within the temperature range mentioned above, CO2 reacts with lanthana 28 S.

Leading to the formation of type II La2O2CO3, which has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction (XRD). In the case of water, because of the lower thermal stability of La(OH)3 and LaO(OH) phases, no evidence for the bulk hydration of lanthana could be obtained from the XRD study. The inhibiting effect of H2O is therefore interpreted as due to its competition with the reactants for the adsorption sites at the lanthana surface [130]. Contrary to that observed in the case of CO2 and H2O, the poisoning effect of SO2 is irreversible [130].

773 K, 1h (x10) 973 K, 1h (x10) TCD signal (mV/g) 1173 K, 1h (x10) 1223 K, 2h (x2) 1223 K, 5h 273 473 Figure 2-13. TPO study of the ceria re-oxidation. Influence of the reduction temperature. Prior to running the TPO experiments the sample was pulsed with diluted oxygen (PO2: 4 Torr) at 298 K. (Reproduced with permission from ref. 285. Copyright 1998 Kluwer Academic Publishers) 673 873 1073 1273 Temperature (K) The change of re-oxidation behavior observed in heavily reduced ceria has been interpreted as due to the formation of hexagonal Ce2O3 [281,284,285].

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