Research

Gas Analysis for Hydrogen Applications

Hydrogen is being evaluated and promoted worldwide as an environmentally benign replacement for gasoline, natural gas and other fuels...

Study of the catalyst load for a microwave susceptible catalytic DPF

Motivated by increasingly stringent emissions regulations, Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs) have seen widespread use as the only technically and...

Hydrogen Production by Variable Volume Membrane Batch Reactors with Modulated Liquid Fuel Introduction

A novel dynamically-controlled membrane batch reactor, which combines the variable volume operation of CHAMP (CO2/H2 Active Membrane Piston) with...

Symbiotic CeH2.73/CeO2 Catalyst: a Novel Hydrogen Pump

A novel symbiotic CeH2.73/CeO2 catalyst was in situ induced in Mg-based hydrides, leading to remarkably reduced hydrogen desorption temperatures....

Synthesis and hydrogen storage properties of Mg(AlH4)2

Metal alanates are regarded as a very promising group of materials for high-density solid-state hydrogen storage. Therefore, the search...

H2S purification from biogas by direct selective oxidation to sulphur on V2O5–CeO2 structured catalysts

Our research project concerns the H2S purification from a biogas stream by direct and selective oxidation to sulphur and...

Direct Octane Fuel Cells: A Promising Power for Transportation

The demand for electric vehicles has inspired extensive efforts to develop solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) for transportation. However, the high...

Indium oxide cubes prepared by hydrothermal synthesis as catalysts for CO oxidation

CO oxidation is a reaction of particular interest for catalysis, since this is a model reaction for studying heterogeneous...

Routes to visible light active C-doped TiO2 photocatalysts using carbon atoms from the Ti precursors

C-doped TiO2 photocatalysts (at very low levels of C present either at anionic or interstitial sites) have a smaller...