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Open Access Research Article

Synthesis of NaA Zeolite: Conventional Route and Green Route

Received: 24 October 2023;  Published: 28 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/cr.2401002


The research describes a sustainable approach for the synthesis of zeolite NaA using kaolin as an alternative source of silica. The main objective of this research was to prepare NaA zeolite using metakaolin derived from kaolin from the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, as an alternative source [...]

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Open Access Editorial

Acknowledgement to Reviewers of Catalysis Research in 2023

Received: 03 January 2024;  Published: 04 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/cr.2401001


The editors of Catalysis Research would like to express their sincere gratitude to the following reviewers for assessing manuscripts in 2023. We greatly appreciate the contribution of expert reviewers, which is crucial to the journal’s editorial process. We aim to re [...]

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Open Access Research Article

NaY Zeolite Synthesis from Vermiculite and Modification with Surfactant

Received: 24 October 2023;  Published: 26 December 2023;  doi: 10.21926/cr.2304031


This work focuses on preparing NaY zeolite using alternative sources of silica and modifying the zeolite with the surfactant cetyltrimethylammonium bromide. Two different hydrothermal synthesis routes were employed: the conventional method using sodium silicate as the silica source, and the other is [...]

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Open Access Research Article

Synthesis of SAPO-34 Zeolite Membrane: Influence of Sources of Silica

Received: 03 October 2023;  Published: 11 December 2023;  doi: 10.21926/cr.2304030


The research described the production and characterization of various materials, particularly alpha-alumina ceramic supports, zeolite SAPO-34, and zeolite membranes. Ceramic supports were manufactured through dry uniaxial compaction. Sintering of the supports was carried out at 1300°C for 2 h. SAPO- [...]

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Open Access Original Research

In Water High Yield and Selectivity of CH4 and H2 Production from CO2 Using UVC Light and a SiO2-surface-modified TiO2 Photocatalysts

Received: 25 August 2023;  Published: 05 December 2023;  doi: 10.21926/cr.2304029


To improve CH4 and H2 formation from CO2 photoreduction using non-organic, non-laborious, and inexpensive photocatalysts, we have prepared two surface-silicate-modified TiO2 catalysts: P25-SiO2< [...]

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Open Access Research Article

Nano Metal Oxide Frameworks (NOF): Development of New Heterogeneous Catalyst for the Synthesis of Furan Derivatives from Glucose

Received: 01 June 2023;  Published: 21 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/cr.2304028


A surface modification approach has prepared a nanostructured organic framework connecting two metal oxide NPs. The surface modifier attached two metal oxide NPs via molecular interaction to generate modular structures of fiber, rod, or sponge materials. Thus, obtained hybrid sy [...]

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Open Access Research Article

Impact of Pt-Ni Nanoparticle Architecture on Electrocatalytic Oxidation Reaction in Fuel Cells

Received: 04 September 2023;  Published: 16 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/cr.2304027


This paper investigates how the aggregation of bimetallic nanoparticles (NPs) influences the electronic condition of the surface adsorption site and, hence, the performance of materials during the electrooxidation of fuels in an alkaline medium. First, we synthesized Pt-Ni NPs in three configuration [...]

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Open Access Review

Enzymes in Poly(Butylene-Succinate) Industry: An Overview on Synthesis Routes and Post-Processing Strategies

Received: 16 June 2023;  Published: 08 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/cr.2304026


This paper will present some sectors in which enzymes can replace traditional catalysts in poly(butylene-succinate) industry, emphasizing the green chemistry aspects associated with these newer strategies.

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Open Access Original Research

Tungstophosphate Intercalated ZnAl Layered Double Hydroxide for Adsorptive and Visible Light Driven Photocatalytic Decolourisation of Organic Dyes

Received: 21 December 2022;  Published: 13 October 2023;  doi: 10.21926/cr.2304025


Tungstophosphate (PW12O403-) intercalated ZnAl-Layered double hydroxide (ZnAl-PW12) was successfully synthesized through the rehydration of calcined LDH. Chemical analyses and characterizations by powder XRD, [...]

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Open Access Short Review

Perovskite Oxide Thermoelectric Module - A Way Forward

Received: 27 July 2023;  Published: 11 October 2023;  doi: 10.21926/cr.2304024


In the era of renewable and sustainable energy, perovskite materials remain pioneers as energy harvesting materials, be it thermoelectric waste heat harvesting or photovoltaic solar cell application. Oxide perovskite material is an emerging thermoelectric material in solving energy shortage issues t [...]

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