Project

Modelling catalysis in the nanoreactor

Publisher

Supervisor

Location

North Zealand

Background: Establishing a correlation between the atomic structure and activity of nanoparticles is a the heart of catalysis research. We have recently developed a novel micro-electro-mechanical system device – the so-called nanoreactor - that allows atomic-resolution electronmicroscopy of catalysts at ambient pressure level to be combined with simultaneous activity measurements. The nanoreactor represents a true paradigm shift in the research of catalytic reactions. However, in order to interpret data unambiguously, a detailed description of the reactivity as well as mass and heat flow have to be established.The Project:This master project focusses on establishing a model of the nanoreactor within the OpenFoam software (available at Topsøe) and to benchmark simulations of the CO oxidation reaction with experimental data. Your Topsøe supervisor: Hanne Falsig & Stig Helveg_x000D_ hafa@topsoe.dk sth@Topsoe.dk Phone: +45 2275 4015

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Haldor Topsøe A/S

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Contact

Company / Organization

DTU Fysik

Name

Ib Chorkendorff

Position

Professor

Mail

Ibchork@fysik.dtu.dk

Supervisor info

MSc in Physics and Nanotechnology

Supervisor

Ib Chorkendorff

Type

MSc thesis

Technical University of Denmark

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