Equipment and methods

  • Semi-batch test set-ups for H2 release from LOHCs under ambient pressure
  • Fixed-bed reactor set-ups for catalyst testing in gas phase reactions (Tmax = 700 °C, pmax = 30 bar)
  • Continuous three-phase slurry reactor (400 mL)
  • Batch/semi-batch micro slurry reactors (10 mL)
  • Micro-gas chromatograph
  • Gas chromatograph with flame-ionisation detector (GC-FID)
  • Ultrasonication bath
  • Rotary evaporator
  • Refractometer
  • Schlenk line
  • Classical catalyst preparation techniques
  • Surfactant free and colloidal synthesis of well-defined metal (oxide) nanoparticles