This proceedings contains the papers presented at the 9th International Symposium on Catalyst Deactivation, held in Lexington, KY, USA, on 7-10 October 2001.


For chemical engineers, physical chemists and catalysis scientists.

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Chapter headings. Selected papers. Maxted Award Lecture. Whisker carbon revisited (J.R. Rostrup-Nielsen, J Sehested). Carbon Deposition. Various forms of the carbonaceous deposit on the model cobalt catalyst studied in hydrogenation of ethylene (J. Lojewska). Hydrodechlorination of 1,2-dichloropropane over Pt-Cu/C catalysts: coke formation determined by a novel technique-TEOM (Weidung. Zhu et al.). Characterization of structure and combustion behavior of the coke formed on a hydroisomerization catalyst (Jin-an Wang et al.). The effects of pore structure on catalyst deactivation by coke formation (L.D.T. Câmara et al.). Coke deactivation of acid sites on ZSM-5 zeolite (G.V. Echevsky et al.). Characterization of the Working Catalyst. Deactivation of a zirconia supported chromia aromatization catalyst investigated by in-situ H-D tracer experiments (H. Ehwald et al.). Deactivation/Regeneration in Environmental Processes. Study of the sintering of a DeNOx commercial catalyst (I. Nova et al.). Deactivation of chromium oxide catalyst for the removal of perchloroethylene (PCE) (Sung Dae Yim et al.). Deactivation/Regeneration in Industrial Processes. Deactivation of Pd-based combustion catalysts supported on modified alumina (P.O. Thevenin et al.). Selective acid-base poisoning on bifunctional alkylation reaction (A. Borgna et al.). Processes occurring during deactivation/regeneration of a vanadia/alumina catalyst under propane dehydrogenation conditions (S David Jackson et al.). Regeneration of supported palladium catalyst for selective hydrogenation of acetylene (L.O. Almanza, O.I. Martinez). Quinone mediated stabilization of a palladium catalyst for the synthesis of hydrogen peroxide from carbon monoxide, water and oxygen (D. Bianchi


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J.J. Spivey

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Department of Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

G.W. Roberts

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Department of Chemical Engineering, 2401 Stinson Avenue, Riddick Engineering Labs, NC State University, Box 7905, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA

B.H. Davis

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University of Kentucky, Centre for Applied Energy Research, 2540 Research Park Drive, Lexington, KY 40511-8433, USA