About this Journal Submit a Manuscript Table of Contents
Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 629375, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/629375
Research Article

Effect of Copper Nanoparticles Dispersion on Catalytic Performance of Cu/SiO2 Catalyst for Hydrogenation of Dimethyl Oxalate to Ethylene Glycol

College of Chemical Engineering, Shenyang University of Chemical Technology, Shenyang 110142, China

Received 14 January 2013; Accepted 10 February 2013

Academic Editor: Guo Gao

Copyright © 2013 Yajing Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. G. H. Xu, Y. C. Li, Z. H. Li, and H. J. Wang, “Kinetics of the hydrogenation of diethyl oxalate to ethylene glycol,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, vol. 34, no. 7, pp. 2371–2378, 1995. View at Scopus
  2. L. F. Chen, P. J. Guo, M. H. Qiao et al., “Cu/SiO2 catalysts prepared by the ammonia-evaporation method: texture, structure, and catalytic performance in hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate to ethylene glycol,” Journal of Catalysis, vol. 257, no. 1, pp. 172–180, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. G. Zhenghong, L. Zhongchen, H. Fei, and X. Genhui, “Combined XPS and in situ DRIRS study of mechanism of Pd-Fe/α-Al2O3 catalyzed CO coupling reaction to diethyl oxalate,” Journal of Molecular Catalysis A, vol. 235, no. 1-2, pp. 143–149, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. Yin, X. Guo, W. L. Dai, and K. Fan, “The nature of active copper species in cu-hms catalyst for hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate to ethylene glycol: Nw insights on the synergetic effect between Cu0 and Cu+,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 113, no. 25, pp. 11003–11013, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. U. Matteoli, M. Blanchi, G. Menchi, P. Prediani, and F. Piacenti, “Homogeneous catalytic hydrogenation of dicarboxylic acid esters,” Journal of Molecular Catalysis, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 353–362, 1984. View at Scopus
  6. U. Matteoli, G. Menchi, M. Bianchi, and F. Piacenti, “Selective reduction of dimethyl oxalate by ruthenium carbonyl carboxylates in homogeneous phase Part IV,” Journal of Molecular Catalysis, vol. 64, no. 3, pp. 257–267, 1991. View at Scopus
  7. A. Yin, X. Guo, W. Dai, and K. Fan, “High activity and selectivity of Ag/SiO2 catalyst for hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate,” Chemical Communications, vol. 46, no. 24, pp. 4348–4350, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. M. A. Karakassides, A. Bourlinos, D. Petridis, L. Coche-Guerènte, and P. Labbè, “Synthesis and characterization of copper containing mesoporous silicas,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 403–408, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. D. J. Thomas, J. T. Wehrli, M. S. Wainwright, D. L. Trimm, and N. W. Cant, “Hydrogenolysis of diethyl oxalate over copper-based catalysts,” Applied Catalysis A, vol. 86, no. 2, pp. 101–114, 1992. View at Scopus
  10. L. He, X. Chen, J. Ma, H. He, and W. Wang, “Characterization and catalytic performance of sol-gel derived Cu/SiO2 catalysts for hydrogenolysis of diethyl oxalate to ethylene glycol,” Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 285–292, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. A. Yin, C. Wen, X. Guo, W. L. Dai, and K. Fan, “Influence of Ni species on the structural evolution of Cu/SiO2 catalyst for the chemoselective hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate,” Journal of Catalysis, vol. 280, no. 1, pp. 77–88, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. B. Zhang, S. G. Hui, S. H. Zhang, Y. Ji, W. Li, and D. Y. Fang, “Effect of copper loading on texture, structure and catalytic performance of Cu/SiO2 catalyst for hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate to ethylene glycol,” Journal of Natural Gas Chemistry, vol. 21, pp. 563–570, 2012.
  13. Y. Y. Zhu, S. R. Wang, L. J. Zhu, X. L. Ge, X. B. Li, and Z. Y. Luo, “The influence of copper particle dispersion in Cu/SiO2 catalysts on the hydrogenation synthesis of ethylene glycol,” Catalysis Letters, vol. 135, no. 3-4, pp. 275–281, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. L. Lin, P. B. Pan, Z. F. Zhou et al., “Cu/SiO2 catalysts prepared by the Sol-Gel method for hydrogenation of dimethyl oxalate to ethylene glycol,” Chinese Journal of Catalysis, vol. 32, pp. 957–968, 2011.
  15. M. Zheng, T. Zhao, W. Xu, F. Li, and Y. Wang, “Preparation and characterization of Cu/SiO2 catalyst by co-gelation process,” Journal of Materials Science, vol. 42, no. 19, pp. 8320–8325, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. A. Yin, X. Guo, W. L. Dai, and K. Fan, “Effect of initial precipitation temperature on the structural evolution and catalytic behavior of Cu/SiO2 catalyst in the hydrogenation of dimethyloxalate,” Catalysis Communications, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 412–416, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. C. Carlini, M. Di Girolamo, A. Macinai et al., “Selective synthesis of isobutanol by means of the Guerbet reaction part 2. Reaction of methanol/ethanol and methanol/ethanol/n-propanol mixtures over copper based/MeOna catalytic systems,” Journal of Molecular Catalysis A, vol. 200, no. 1-2, pp. 137–146, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. A. Yin, C. Wen, W. L. Dai, and K. Fan, “Surface modification of HMS material with silica sol leading to a remarkable enhanced catalytic performance of Cu/SiO2,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 257, no. 13, pp. 5844–5849, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. X. M. Guo, D. S. Mao, S. Wang, G. S. Wu, and G. Z. Lu, “Combustion synthesis of CuO-ZnO-ZrO2 catalysts for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to methanol,” Catalysis Communications, vol. 10, pp. 1661–1664, 2009.
  20. J. Toyir, P. Ramírez De La Piscina, J. L. G. Fierro, and N. Homs, “Highly effective conversion of CO2 to methanol over supported and promoted copper-based catalysts: influence of support and promoter,” Applied Catalysis B, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 207–215, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. J. Toyir, P. Ramírez de la Piscina, J. L. G. Fierro, and N. Homs, “Catalytic performance for CO2 conversion to methanol of gallium-promoted copper-based catalysts: influence of metallic precursors,” Applied Catalysis B, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 255–266, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. F. Márquez, A. E. Palomares, F. Rey, and A. Corma, “Characterisation of the active copper species for the NOx removal on Cu/Mg/Al mixed oxides derived from hydrotalcites: an in situ XPS/XAES study,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 1675–1680, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. K. Sun, W. Lu, F. Qiu, S. Liu, and X. Xu, “Direct synthesis of DME over bifunctional catalyst: surface properties and catalytic performance,” Applied Catalysis A, vol. 252, no. 2, pp. 243–249, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. N. S. McIntyre, T. E. Rummery, M. G. Cook, and D. Owen, “X-ray photoelectron spectroscopic study of the aqueous oxidation of monel-400,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, vol. 123, no. 8, pp. 1164–1170, 1976. View at Scopus
  25. M. A. Kohler, H. E. Curry-Hyde, A. E. Hughes, B. A. Sexton, and N. W. Cant, “The structure of Cu SiO2 catalysts prepared by the ion-exchange technique,” Journal of Catalysis, vol. 108, no. 2, pp. 323–333, 1987. View at Scopus