Simulation of the catalytic oxidation of soot
Journal article, 2013

Soot oxidation by supported metal nanoparticles is simulated by using the Monte Carlo technique. The coarse-grained lattice model proposed for this process describes the deposition, diffusion, aggregation and reaction of carbon nanoparticles. Each carbon or catalyst nanoparticle is assumed to occupy a single site of a 3D cubic lattice. With increasing deposition rate (or decreasing reaction rate), the model predicts a transition from the steady state with a submonolayer of soot to the growth of mesoscopic 3D carbon agglomerates. In these cases, the reaction rate is, respectively, close to and lower than the deposition rate.


Vladimir Zhdanov

Competence Centre for Catalysis (KCK)

Chalmers, Applied Physics, Chemical Physics

Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis

1878-5190 (ISSN)

Vol. 108 1 41-49

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