Catalysts for the reduction of carbon dioxide to methanol

Felix Studt (Inventor), Frank Abild-Pedersen (Inventor), Jens Norskov (Inventor), Soren Dahl (Inventor), Irek Sharafutdinov (Inventor), Christian Elkjaer (Inventor)

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Abstract

A catalytic composition is provided for methanol production. The composition includes an alloy of at least two different metals M and M', where M is selected from Ni, Pd, Ir, and Ru, and M' is selected from Ga, Zn, and Al. A molar ratio of M to M' is in the range of 1:10 to 10:1, and the alloy is configured to catalyze a reduction of CO2 to methanol.

Original languageEnglish
IPCB01J 38/ 02 A I
Patent numberWO2012122057
Filing date04/03/2011
Country/TerritoryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date04/03/2011
Priority numberUS201161464482P
Publication statusPublished - 13 Sept 2012

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