Articles | Volume 10, issue 1
Regular research article
24 Feb 2021
Regular research article |  | 24 Feb 2021

Impact of particle size and morphology of cobalt oxide on the thermal response to methane examined by thermal analysis

Olena Yurchenko, Hans-Fridtjof Pernau, Laura Engel, Benedikt Bierer, Martin Jägle, and Jürgen Wöllenstein

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Differential thermal analysis (DTA) was used to examine the effect of the particle size and morphology of Co3O4 on its thermal response under exposure to 1 % CH4. The DTA response results from the catalytic oxidation of methane. Co3O4 samples differing in particle size and morphology were produced by ball milling or were synthesized. The investigations performed with temperatures between 250 and 450 °C reveal that both particle size and shape have a considerable effect on thermal response.