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Title: Controllable Fabrication of Tungsten Oxide Nanoparticles Confined in Graphene-Analogous Boron Nitride as an Efficient Desulfurization Catalyst

Abstract

Tungsten oxide nanoparticles (WOxNPs) are gaining increasing attention, but low stabiliity and poor dispersion of WOxNPs hinder their catalytic applications. Herein, WOxNPs were confined in graphene-analogous boron nitride (g-BN) by a one-step, in situ method at high temperature, which can enhance the interactions between WOxNPs and the support and control the sizes of WOxNPs in a range of about 4–5 nm. The as-prepared catalysts were applied in catalytic oxidation of aromatic sulfur compounds in which they showed high catalytic activity. A balance between the W loading and the size distribution of the WOxNPs could govern the catalytic activity. Furthermore, a synergistic effect between g-BN and WOxNPs also contributed to high catalytic activity. The reaction mechanism is discussed in detail and the catalytic scope was enlarged.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Jiangsu University, China
  2. ORNL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1542251
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Chemistry - A European Journal
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 21; Journal Issue: 43; Journal ID: ISSN 0947-6539
Publisher:
ChemPubSoc Europe
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Wu, Peiwen, Zhu, Wenshuai, Wei, Aimin, Dai, Bilian, Chao, Yanhong, Li, Changfeng, Li, Huaming, and Dai, Sheng. Controllable Fabrication of Tungsten Oxide Nanoparticles Confined in Graphene-Analogous Boron Nitride as an Efficient Desulfurization Catalyst. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1002/chem.201501413.
Wu, Peiwen, Zhu, Wenshuai, Wei, Aimin, Dai, Bilian, Chao, Yanhong, Li, Changfeng, Li, Huaming, & Dai, Sheng. Controllable Fabrication of Tungsten Oxide Nanoparticles Confined in Graphene-Analogous Boron Nitride as an Efficient Desulfurization Catalyst. United States. doi:10.1002/chem.201501413.
Wu, Peiwen, Zhu, Wenshuai, Wei, Aimin, Dai, Bilian, Chao, Yanhong, Li, Changfeng, Li, Huaming, and Dai, Sheng. Thu . "Controllable Fabrication of Tungsten Oxide Nanoparticles Confined in Graphene-Analogous Boron Nitride as an Efficient Desulfurization Catalyst". United States. doi:10.1002/chem.201501413.
@article{osti_1542251,
title = {Controllable Fabrication of Tungsten Oxide Nanoparticles Confined in Graphene-Analogous Boron Nitride as an Efficient Desulfurization Catalyst},
author = {Wu, Peiwen and Zhu, Wenshuai and Wei, Aimin and Dai, Bilian and Chao, Yanhong and Li, Changfeng and Li, Huaming and Dai, Sheng},
abstractNote = {Tungsten oxide nanoparticles (WOxNPs) are gaining increasing attention, but low stabiliity and poor dispersion of WOxNPs hinder their catalytic applications. Herein, WOxNPs were confined in graphene-analogous boron nitride (g-BN) by a one-step, in situ method at high temperature, which can enhance the interactions between WOxNPs and the support and control the sizes of WOxNPs in a range of about 4–5 nm. The as-prepared catalysts were applied in catalytic oxidation of aromatic sulfur compounds in which they showed high catalytic activity. A balance between the W loading and the size distribution of the WOxNPs could govern the catalytic activity. Furthermore, a synergistic effect between g-BN and WOxNPs also contributed to high catalytic activity. The reaction mechanism is discussed in detail and the catalytic scope was enlarged.},
doi = {10.1002/chem.201501413},
journal = {Chemistry - A European Journal},
issn = {0947-6539},
number = 43,
volume = 21,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {10}
}

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