Catalytic hydrogenation and hydrodeoxygenation of furfural over Pt(111); a model system for the rational design and operation of practical biomass conversion catalysts

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Taylor, Martin Joe; Jiang, Li; Reichert, Joachim; Papageorgiou, Anthoula C.; Beaumont, Simon K.; Wilson, Karen; Lee, Adam F.; Barth, Johannes V.; Kyriakou, Georgios;

Furfural is a key bioderived platform chemical whose reactivity under hydrogen atmospheres affords diverse chemical intermediates. Here, temperature-programmed reaction spectrometry and complementary scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) are employed to investigate furfur... View more