Enhancing H2 and CO Production from Glycerol Using Bimetallic Surfaces Academic Article uri icon


  • Scratching the surface: The reactions of oxygenates such as glycerol are important for the production of H2. Temperature-programmed desorption experiments have revealed an increased production of H2 on the Ni surface monolayer on Pt(111) (Ni-Pt-Pt(111)). Glycerol reforming activity trends are similar to previous results for ethylene glycol and ethanol, demonstrating that smaller oxygenates can be used as good models for reforming of larger, biomass-derived oxygenates. © 2008 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co.KGaA, Weinheim.

author list (cited authors)

  • Skoplyak, O., Barteau, M. A., & Chen, J. G.

citation count

  • 42

publication date

  • May 2008