Selective Catalytic Reduction in NOx: Latest Advances and Prospects

A special issue of Catalysts (ISSN 2073-4344). This special issue belongs to the section "Environmental Catalysis".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2024 | Viewed by 66

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College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Donghua University, Shanghai 201620, China
Interests: heat transfer; gas–solid suspension flow and separation; thermo-chemical conversion of solid fuels, such as pyrolysis and combustion of coal, biomass and waste sludge; pollutant emissions control, such as NOx reduction, CO2 capture and conversion; environmental catalysis, etc.

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College of New Energy, China University of Petroleum (East China), Qingdao 266580, China
Interests: environmental catalysis

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School of Energy and Power Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai, China
Interests: air pollution control (NOx and mercury emissions control); CO2 capture, utilization and storage; gas–particle fluid flow and separation; process intensification; environmental catalysis

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Nitrogen oxides (NOx)are one of the main pollutants in the atmosphere emitted from the combustion process of fossil fuels, especially from stationary and mobile sources, e.g., coal-fired boilers and vehicles. Limiting NOx emissions has been driven by regional legislation in the EU, the US, China, etc., drawing significant attention to the development of novel and promising flue gas denitrification technologies. The selective catalytic reduction in NOx (SCR) using different reductants, like NH3, hydrocarbons and CO, is considered the most effective technology to eliminate NO emissions. Developing novel catalysts with controllable structure and tailorable morphology is recognized as one of the most challenging strategies in environmental catalysis. Over the past three decades, several categories of catalysts have been investigated, including mixed metal oxides, zeolite, supported noble and rare-earth metals, transition metals supported on pillared interlayer clays (PILCs), porous clay heterostructures (PCHs), layered double hydroxides (LDHs), etc. The reactivity of SCR over these catalysts has been intensively studied. However, there are still many issues related to the mechanism of SCR reactions, and the active sites of these catalysts need to be further investigated.

This Special Issue, Selective Catalytic Reduction in NOx: Latest Advances and Prospects, focuses on the fundamental aspects and physicochemical properties of catalysts, the reactivity of SCR with different reducing agents, including NH3, hydrocarbons and CO, its intermediates and mechanisms. Both experimental studies and theoretical calculations by DFT are welcome.

Prof. Dr. Yaxin Su
Dr. Ye Jiang
Dr. Bingtao Zhao
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • DeNOx
  • SCR
  • NH3-SCR
  • HC-SCR
  • CO-SCR
  • catalysts

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