March 7, 2021

WP5-Catalysts Testing and Prototyping of a Model Gas Diffusion Electrode

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Leader

Prof. Dr. Christian D. Damsgaard (DTU)

ESRs

1, 2, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

Objectives
  • To test TCs and ECs based on the most promising systems
  • To test first prototype of a gas diffusion CME-EC in realistic operative conditions
Tasks
Task 5.1. TCs testing
  • Bimetallic clusters deposited on flat oxides tested for CO2 hydrogenation with methanol and CO probe molecules using a Temperature Programmed Desorption (KUL)
  • CO2 hydrogenation catalytic activity of clusters-based catalysts deposited on powders (TCL)
  • Bimetallic clusters (Ni,Co,Cu,Ga)-based clusters tested for CO2 hydrogenation using micro reactors coupled with CBD (DTU)
Task 5.2. ECs testing
  • Investigation of CO2 electro-reduction properties of bimetallic clusters on electrodes (KUL-DTU)
Task 5.3. Prototyping of a Model Gas Diffusion Electrode
  • Prototyping of Model gas diffusion electrode based on the highest performance CME-EC system (VITO-TCL)
Deliverables & Milestone(s)
  • D5.1. 1st report on successful test of a bimetallic cluster-based TCs in gas flow reactors (DTU-KUL) M23
  • D5.2. 1st report on successful test of a bimetallic cluster-based EC in electrochemical cell (DTU-KUL) M24
  • D5.3. 1st report on the optimisation to targeted standards, operative conditions testing of a CME-based GDE (VITO) M24
  • m5.1. 1st peer reviewed publications on CO2 conversion on cluster-based TCs (microreactors) and ECs (electrochemical cells)(DTU-KUL) M25
  • m5.2. Prototype of a bimetallic cluster-based ECs tailored GDE (VITO) M40