We combine kinetic and spectroscopic data to demonstrate the concept of a self-healing catalyst, which effectively eliminates the need for catalyst regeneration. The observed self-healing is triggered by controlling the crystallographic orientation at the catalyst surface.
Published in Chemical Communications, Volume 50, Issue 35, 2014, pages 4575-4578.
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Wen, C., Dunbar, D., Zhang, X., Lauterbach, J., & Hattrick-Simpers, J. (2014). Self-Healing Catalysts: CO3O4 Nanorods for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis. Chemical Communications, 50 (35), 4575 – 4578. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C4CC01021C