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Type: Journal article
Title: Photocatalytic production of methane and Hydrogen through reduction of carbon Dioxide with water using titania pellets
Author: Tan, S.
Zou, L.
Hu, E.
Citation: International Journal of Green Energy, 2006; 3(3):283-290
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc.
Issue Date: 2006
ISSN: 1543-5075
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Seng Sing Tan, Linda Zou, Eric Hu
Abstract: This paper presents an experimental study on employing a pellet form of catalyst in photo-reduction of carbon dioxide with water. Water was first absorbed into titania pellets. Highly purified carbon dioxide gas was then discharged into a reactor containing the wet pellets, which were then illuminated continuously for 65 hours using UVC lamps. Analysing the products accumulated in the reactor confirmed that methane and hydrogen were produced through photo-reduction of carbon dioxide with water. No other hydrocarbons were detected. Increasing the temperature in the reactor has showed little change on the amount of methane produced.
Keywords: Photocatalyst; Reduction of CO2; Reforming CH4; TiO2 pellets; Hydrogen production
RMID: 0020092690
DOI: 10.1080/01971520600704498
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