New Catalysts for Water Gas Shift

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2018-MILL-68045
Water gas shift is a process to convert syngas to hydrogen. The current typical catalysts for this shift are very sensitive and easily lose activity when exposed to air. These catalysts have safety concerns which limits what they can do. They also have limitations on their stability which does not allow for proper use. There is a need for a safer, more stable catalysts to perform this process.

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new technology that will help with the water gas shift. They developed a new catalyst that is more stable and safer than the current ones that are used. This means that the limitations that the current catalysts have is not a worry with this new catalyst. This new catalyst is also highly active which makes the water gas shift more efficient.

Advantages:
-More stable
-Highly active

Potential Applications:
-Water gas shift
-Pt alloys
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