Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020, Page: 16-21
Preparation and Characterization of CuO Nano Particles Using Sol-Gel Method and Its Application as CuO/ Al2O3 Supported Catalyst
Mohammed Sulieman Ali Eltoum, Department of Chemistry, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan
Rufaa Mohamed Osman Nasr, Department of Chemistry, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan
Hager Mohamed Ahmed Omer, Chemistry Department, College of Science, Jazan University, KSA
Received: Mar. 23, 2020;       Accepted: May 6, 2020;       Published: May 14, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.nano.20200802.11      View  21      Downloads  38
Abstract
In this research copper oxide (CuO) nanoparticles were prepared by sol gel method. In this method CuCl2.2H2O was used as precursor, the obtained CuO nanoparticles were further supported by alumina to produce copper oxide support on alumina catalyst, the copper oxide nanoparticle and the catalyst were characterized using different analytical techniques such as titrimetric method, x-ray diffraction (XRD), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and the catalyst was applied in the synthesis of tetraethyl orthosilicate (TEOS). The obtained results indicated the formation of copper oxide nanoparticles and copper oxide supported in alumina catalyst in high quality, also the catalyst increased the rate of formation of tetraethyl orthosilicate (TEOS).
Keywords
Copper Oxide, Nano Particles, Sol-Gel, Orthosilicate, Catalyst
To cite this article
Mohammed Sulieman Ali Eltoum, Rufaa Mohamed Osman Nasr, Hager Mohamed Ahmed Omer, Preparation and Characterization of CuO Nano Particles Using Sol-Gel Method and Its Application as CuO/ Al2O3 Supported Catalyst, American Journal of Nano Research and Applications. Vol. 8, No. 2, 2020, pp. 16-21. doi: 10.11648/j.nano.20200802.11
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