APPLICATIONS

Applications

The following is a list of applications of spatial profile reactors including heat transport studies, gas-phase reactions and heterogeneous catalytic processes. The corresponding scientific publications are linked below. Download requires publisher access. 

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Heat Transport Studies

Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methane on Rhodium and Platinum

Dry Reforming of Methane on Nickel

Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane to Ethylene on Molybdenum Oxide

Gas Phase Methane Oxidation

Catalytic Methane Combustion on a Platinum Gauze

Carbon Monoxide Oxidation on a Platinum Foam Catalyst

Catalytic Oxidation of n-Butane to Maleic Anhydride on Vanadyl Pyrophosphate

Ammonia Oxidation on Platinum Gauze Catalysts (Ostwald Process)

Ethylene Epoxidation to Ethylene Oxide on Silver

Propylene Epoxidation to Propylene Oxide on Titanium Silicalite (HPPO Process)

Heat Transport Studies

 
Investigation of Radial Heat Transfer in a Fixed-Bed Reactor: CFD Simulations and Profile Measurements.
Dong, Y.; Sosna, B.; Rosowski, F.; Horn, R.
Chemical Engineering Journal, Volume 317, (2017), Pages 204-214
Effective Axial Thermal Conductivity in Catalyst Packings from High Resolution Temperature Profiles.
Sosna, B.; Dong, Y.; Chromow, L.; Korup, O.; Horn, R.
Chemie Ingenieur Technik, Volume 88, Issue 11, (2016), Pages 1676-1683

Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methane on Rhodium and Platinum

 
Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methane on Platinum Investigated by Spatial Reactor Profiles, Spatially Resolved Spectroscopy, and Microkinetic Modeling.
Korup, O.; Goldsmith, C. F.; Weinberg, G.; Geske, M.; Kandemir, T.; Schloegl, R.; Horn, R.
Journal of Catalysis, Volume 297, Year 2013, Pages 1-16
Measurement and Analysis of Spatial Reactor Profiles in High Temperature Catalysis Research.
Korup, O.; Mavlyankariev, S.; Geske, M.; Goldsmith, C. F.; Horn, R.
Chemical Engineering and Processing, Volume 50, Issue 10, Year 2011, Pages 998-1009
Modeling Spatially Resolved Data of Methane Catalytic Partial Oxidation on Rh Foam Catalyst at Different Inlet Compositions and Flow Rates.
Nogare, D. D.; Degenstein, N. J.; Horn, R.; Canu, P.; Schmidt, L. D.
Journal of Catalysis, Volume 277, Issue 2, Year 2011, Pages 134-148
Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methane on Rhodium and Platinum: Spatial Profiles at Elevated Pressure.
Bitsch-Larsen, A.; Horn, R.; Schmidt, L. D.
Applied Catalysis A-General, Volume 348, Issue 2, Year 2008, Pages 165-172
Modeling Spatially Resolved Profiles of Methane Partial Oxidation on a Rh Foam Catalyst with Detailed Chemistry.
Nogare, D. D.; Degenstein, N. J.; Horn, R.; Canu, P.; Schmidt, L. D.
Journal of Catalysis, Volume 258, Issue 1, Year 2008, Pages 131-142 
Performance of Mechanisms and Reactor Models for Methane Oxidation on Rh.
Williams, K. A.; Horn, R.; Schmidt, L. D.
AIChE Journal, Volume 53, Issue 8, Year 2007, Pages 2097-2113
Methane Catalytic Partial Oxidation on Autothermal Rh and Pt Foam Catalysts: Oxidation and Reforming Zones, Transport Effects, and Approach to Thermodynamic Equilibrium.
Horn, R.; Williams, K. A.; Degenstein, N. J.; Bitsch-Larsen, A.; Nogare, D. D.; Tupy, S. A.; Schmidt, L. D.
Journal of Catalysis, Volume 249, Issue 2, Year 2007, Pages 380-393
Mechanism of H2 and CO Formation in the Catalytic Partial Oxidation of CH4 on Rh Probed by Steady-State Spatial Profiles and Spatially Resolved Transients.
Horn, R.; Williams, K. A.; Degenstein, N. J.; Schmidt, L. D.
Chemical Engineering Science, Volume 62, Issue 5, Year 2007, Pages 1298-1307 
Spatial and Temporal Profiles in Millisecond Partial Oxidation Processes.
Horn, R.; Degenstein, N. J.; Williams K. A.; Schmidt L. D.
Catalysis Letters, Volume 110, Issue 3-4, Year 2006, Pages 169-178 
Syngas by Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methane on Rhodium: Mechanistic Conclusions from Spatially Resolved Measurements and Numerical Simulations.
Horn, R.; Williams K. A.; Degenstein, N. J.; Schmidt L. D.
Journal of Catalysis, Volume 242, Issue 1, Year 2006, Pages 92-102

Dry Reforming of Methane on Nickel

 
Investigating Dry Reforming of Methane with Spatial Reactor Profiles and Particle-Resolved CFD Simulations.
Wehinger, G. D.; Kraume, M.; Berg, V.; Korup, O.; Mette, K.; Schlögl, R.; Behrens, M.; Horn, R.
AIChE Journal, Volume 62, Year 2016, Pages 4436-4452
 

Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane to Ethylene on Molybdenum Oxide

Resolving Kinetics and Dynamics of a Catalytic Reaction inside a Fixed Bed Reactor by Combined Kinetic and Spectroscopic Profiling.
Geske, M.; Korup, O.; Horn, R.
Catalysis Science and Technology, Volume 3, Year 2013, Pages 169-175

Gas Phase Methane Oxidation

 
Fuel-Rich Methane Oxidation in a High-Pressure Flow Reactor Studied by Optical-Fiber Laser-Induced Fluorescence, Multi-Species Sampling Profile Measurements and Detailed Kinetic Simulations.
Schwarz, H.; Geske, M.; Goldsmith, C. F.; Schlögl, R.; Horn, R.
Combustion and Flame, Volume 161, Year 2014, Pages 1688-1700
 

Catalytic Methane Combustion on a Platinum Gauze

Catalytic Methane Combustion on a Pt Gauze: Laser-Induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Species Profiles and Simulations.
Schwarz, H.; Dong, Y.; Horn, R.
Chemical Engineering Technology, Volume 39, Year 2016, Pages 2011-2019
 

Carbon Monoxide Oxidation on a Platinum Foam Catalyst

Microtomography-based CFD modeling of a fixed-bed reactor with an open-cell foam monolith and experimental verification by reactor profile measurements.
Dong, Y.; Korup, O.; Gerdtsa, J.; Cuenya, B. R.; Horn, R.
Chemical Engineering Journal
 

Catalytic Oxidation of n-Butane to Maleic Anhydride on Vanadyl Pyrophosphate

What happens in a catalytic fixed-bed reactor for n-butane oxidation to maleic anhydride? Insights from spatial profile measurements and particle resolved CFD simulations.
Dong, Y.; Geske, M.; Korup, O.; Ellenfeld, N.; Rosowski, F.; Dobner, C.; Horn, R.
Chemical Engineering Journal
 

Ammonia Oxidation on Platinum Gauze Catalysts (Ostwald Process)

Work in progress. Coming soon...
 

Ethylene Epoxidation to Ethylene Oxide on Silver

Work in progress. Coming soon...
 

Propylene Epoxidation to Propylene Oxide on Titanium Silicalite (HPPO-Process)

Work in progress. Coming soon...

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