Impact of Testing Temperature on the Structure and Catalytic Properties of Au Nanotubes Composites

DOI: https://doi.org/10.9767/bcrec.13.3.2127.405-411
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Submitted: 23-01-2018
Published: 04-12-2018
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In the paper, the catalytic activity of composites based on gold nanotubes and ion track membranes was studied using bench reaction of the p-nitrophenol (4-NP) reduction in the temperature range of 25-40 °C. The efficiency of the prepared catalysts was estimated on the rate constant of the reaction and by conversion degree of 4-NP to p-aminophenol (4-AP). The comprehensive evaluation of the structure was performed by X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy. A decreasing of the composites activity was observed when the reaction were carried out at the temperature over 35 °C, due to an increased average crystallite size from 7.31±1.07 to 10.35±3.7 nm (after 1st run). In temperature range of 25-35 °C the efficiency of the composite catalyst was unchanged in 3 runs and decreases by 24-32 % after the 5th run. At the high temperature of 40 °C after the 5th run the composite become completely  catalytically inert. Copyright © 2018 BCREC Group. All rights reserved

Received: 23rd January 2018; Revised: 19th March 2018; Accepted: 19th March 2018

How to Cite: Mashentseva, A.A., Zdorovets, M.V., Borgekov, D.B. (2018). Impact of Testing Temperature on the Structure and Catalytic Properties of Au Nanotubes Composites. Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis, 13 (3): 405-411 (doi:10.9767/bcrec.13.3.2127.405-411)

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Gold Nanotubes; Composite Membrane; Catalysis; Ion Track Membranes

  1. Anastassiya A. Mashentseva  Orcid Scopus
    The Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Republic of Kazakhstan , 050032, Ibragimov str., 1, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  2. Maxim V. Zdorovets 
    The Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Republic of Kazakhstan , 050032, Ibragimov str., 1,  Almaty, Kazakhstan 2L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Satpaev str., 5, 010008 Astana, Kazakhstan 3The Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin, Mira str. 19, 620002 Yekaterinburg, Russia, Russian Federation
  3. Daryn B. Borgekov 
    The Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Republic of Kazakhstan , 050032, Ibragimov str., 1, Almaty, Kazakhstan 2L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Satpaev str., 5, 010008 Astana, Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan
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