A potential catalyst for continuous methane partial oxidation to methanol using N2O: Cu-SSZ-39

Memioglu O., İpek Torun B.

CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, vol.57, no.11, pp.1364-1367, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1039/d0cc06534j
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Chemical Abstracts Core, Chimica, Communication Abstracts, Compendex, EMBASE, MEDLINE, DIALNET
  • Page Numbers: pp.1364-1367
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Continuous catalytic methanol production from methane is reported on Cu-SSZ-39 using N2O as an oxidant. Through optimization of CH4, N2O and H2O partial pressures, a methanol formation rate of 499 mu molCH3OH g-1 h-1 and a methanol selectivity of 34% is achieved.