The ammonia-synthesis catalyst of the next generation: Barium-promoted oxide-supported ruthenium

Hubert Bielawa, Olaf Hinrichsen, Alexander Birkner, Martin Muhler

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Abstract

A high potential to save energy in the production of ammonia is possible with the ruthenium catalysts developed by a knowledge-based approach using a parallel screening procedure. The high activity of these catalysts is dominated by the B 5- type site 1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1061-1063
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Volume40
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 14 Mar 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Ammonia synthesis
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Ruthenium
  • Screening methods

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