Influence of Promotor, H2O and H2S on the Hydrodeoxygenation of Biomass Pyrolysis Vapor over MoS2 Catalysts

Trine M. H. Arndal, Martin Høj, Abhijeet Gaur, Tim Prüssmann, Delfina Garcia Pintos, Felix Studt, Jostein Gabrielsend, Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt, Anker Degn Jensen

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Catalytic hydropyrolysis combines fast pyrolysis with catalytic upgrading by hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) in a single step for the production of fuel oil from biomass in which reactive pyrolysis vapors are upgraded before condensation. Catalyst activity and lifetime is challenged by carbon deposition and by the presence of alkali, nitrogen, sulfur and water. In this contribution, a combined experimental, characterization (in-situ Quick-EXAFS) and theoretical (DFT) study of catalytic HDO of biomass pyrolysis model compounds over MoS2 based catalysts is presented with emphasis on the influence of water and H2S.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2017
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event25th North American Catalysis Society Meeting - Denver, CO, USA, Denver, United States
Duration: 4 Jun 20179 Jun 2017


Conference25th North American Catalysis Society Meeting
LocationDenver, CO, USA
Country/TerritoryUnited States
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