Abstract

    Open Access Research Article Article ID: OJC-7-122

    A proposal on a catalyst for the reaction methane + water => methanol + hydrogen

    Ragnar Larsson*

    Based on the concepts and vocabulary of the SET model of catalysis a discussion is performed on what properties should characterize a catalyst promoting a reaction such as the one in the title, i.e., the production of methanol from methane in a non-oxidative environment. It is found that the n1 vibration of water (3652 cm-1 ) and the ny4 vibration of methane (1306 cm-1) interact in resonance. 

    This means that 1306/3652 = 0.3576 whereas 5:14 = 0.3571. The difference between these two ratios is thus 0.0005. One notes that both frequency-values contain a factor of 1306/5 = 261 cm-1. The conclusion is that also the catalyst must take part in and promote that resonance, containing the same factor, 261 cm-1.

    Keywords:

    Published on: Jan 5, 2021 Pages: 1-3

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/ojc.000022
    CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos Universite de Paris UW Libraries SJSU King Library SJSU King Library NUS Library McGill DET KGL BIBLiOTEK JCU Discovery Universidad De Lima WorldCat VU on WorldCat

    Indexing/Archiving

    Global Views

    Case Reports

    Peertechz Tweets

    Pinterest on OJC

    Google Reviews 11