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Plasma catalytic synthesis of ammonia using functionalized-carbon coatings in an atmospheric-pressure non-equilibrium discharge

Hong, Jungmi; Aramesh, Morteza; Shimoni, Olga; Seo, Dong Han; Yick, Samuel; Greig, Amelia; Charles, Christine; Prawer, Steven; Murphy, Anthony B.

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We investigate the synthesis of ammonia in a non-equilibrium atmospheric-pressure plasma using functionalized-nanodiamond and diamond-like-carbon coatings on α-Al2O3 spheres as catalysts. Oxygenated nanodiamonds were found to increase the production yield of ammonia, while hydrogenated nanodiamonds decreased the yield. Neither type of nanodiamond affected the plasma properties significantly. Using diffuse-reflectance FT-IR and XPS, the role of different functional groups on the catalyst surface...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-05-02
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/109130
Source: Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing
DOI: 10.1007/s11090-016-9711-8

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