Enhanced Catalyst Durability and Sulfur Tolerance by Atomic Layer Deposition

Lead PI: Derek Vardon, National Renewable Energy Lab/NREL


  • Karen Buechler, ALD Nanosolutions
  • Mike Watson, Johnson Matthey

Abstract: The objective of this project is to improve our understanding of atomic layer deposition (ALD) dopant-catalyst interactions for sulfur tolerance and demonstrate 2x lifetime gains for ALD catalysts during biomass upgrading.