SnO2-CeO2 oxidation catalysts

Tatiana Yuzhakova, Ákos Rédey, Monica Caldararu, József Kovács, Georgeta Postole, Cristian Hornoiu, Anca Vasile, Endre Domokos

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The aim of this work was to obtain ceria-based catalysts with improved oxidation properties by adding tin dioxide (5, 10 and 20 wt %) and using the co-precipitation method of preparation. The samples were characterized by BET, ESEM, and DRIFT spectroscopy. The activity of SnO2-CeO2 catalytic systems in CO oxidation was studied between room temperature to 673 K. It was found that the increase of SnO2 content obviously increases the low temperature CO conversion. However, at 673 K all the samples reach almost the same conversion of around 98-99%. The surface acidity was studied by NH3 adsorption in order to better understand the mechanism of CO transformation to CO2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1403-1406
Number of pages4
JournalEnvironmental Engineering and Management Journal
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2009


  • Co oxidation
  • Morphology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Pollution
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law

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    Yuzhakova, T., Rédey, Á., Caldararu, M., Kovács, J., Postole, G., Hornoiu, C., Vasile, A., & Domokos, E. (2009). SnO2-CeO2 oxidation catalysts. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, 8(6), 1403-1406.