Journal of Chemistry, Environmental Sciences and its Applications

CO to CO2 Using Magnesium Based Catalysts: An Overview

Gaurav Rattan , Maninder Kumar, Meenakshi Sheoran

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CO , oxidation, Magnesium, Catalyst, Support, r e view, Automobile exhaust.

PUBLISHED DATE September 2015
PUBLISHER The Author(s) 2015. This article is published with open access at

Stringent environmental re gulations have been adopted by the government in order to decrease the emission of vehicular exhaust such as S o x, N o x, C o and unb urned hydrocarbons. t herefore, the de velopment and exploration of catalysts started in the last century for the oxidation of carbon monoxide by different methods have attracted many researchers. t herefore, lar ge number of catalysts have been modified and tested for C o oxidation. t he de veloped catalysts have the ability of 100% conversion. Keeping in view of the literature accumulated in the last few decades for C o oxidation, Magnesium based catalysts ha ve been reported by many scientists for C o oxidation due to its unique characteristics such as high catalytic performance at low temperatures and good durability and stability toward C o oxidation. t his article represents a short re view in tabular form which facilitates a quick view on compounds that have been reported with magnesium previously.

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