A comprehensive study on the synthesis, characterization and mathematical modeling of nanostructured Co-based catalysts using different support materials for AB hydrolysis

Çelik Kazıcı H., İZGİ M. S., ŞAHİN Ö.

CHEMICAL PAPERS, vol.75, no.6, pp.2713-2725, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11696-021-01514-0
  • Journal Name: CHEMICAL PAPERS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Chemical Abstracts Core
  • Page Numbers: pp.2713-2725
  • Keywords: Nanoparticles, Modelling, Hydrophilic polymers
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


The present work includes the synthesis of aluminum oxide (Al2O3), multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT), and Eupergit CM-supported Co-based nanoparticles (Co-Fe-B and Co-Mn-B), and the investigation of their hydrolytic efficiency in H-2 generation from the catalytic hydrolysis of ammonia borane (NH3BH3). Among the supported catalysts, Co-Fe-B/Eupergit CM exhibited the highest H-2 generation rate as 4539 mLmin(-1)g(catalyst)(-1) compared to Co-Fe-B/Al2O3 and Co-Fe-B/MWCNT, which exhibited 4373 mLmin(-1)g(catalyst)(-1) and 3294 mLmin(-1)g(catalyst)(-1), respectively. When Co-Mn-B/ Eupergit CM was used instead of Co-Fe-B/ Eupergit CM, a significant increase in the highest HGR (19.422 mLmin(-1)g(catalyst)(-1)) was found. Moreover, turnover frequency (TOF) value was calculated as 318 h(-1) and 646 h(-1) for Co-Fe-B/Eupergit CM and Co-Mn-B/Eupergit CM, respectively.