CO to CO2 Using Magnesium Based Catalysts: An Overview

  • Gaurav Rattan Dr. S.S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology Panjab university Chandigarh-160014, India
  • Maninder Kumar Dr. S.S. Bhatnagar university institute of Chemical Engineering and technology Panjab university Chandigarh-160014, India
  • Meenakshi Sheoran Dr. S.S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology Panjab university Chandigarh-160014, India
Keywords: CO, oxidation, Magnesium, Catalyst, Support, review, Automobile exhaust


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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How to Cite
Gaurav Rattan, Maninder Kumar, & Meenakshi Sheoran. (2015). CO to CO2 Using Magnesium Based Catalysts: An Overview. Journal of Chemistry, Environmental Sciences and Its Applications, 2(1), 19-40.