Na-Melt Synthesis of Fine Ni3Si Powders as a Hydrogenation Catalyst
journal contributionposted on 15.04.2019 by Hiroshi Itahara, Wiyanti F. Simanullang, Naoko Takahashi, Satoru Kosaka, Shinya Furukawa
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Fine Ni3Si powders with high phase purity were successfully produced using a Na melt. The particle surface was less oxidized than that of metallurgically prepared Ni3Si. The Ni3Si catalyst exhibited much higher activities than Ni for the hydrogenation of various unsaturated hydrocarbons.