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dc.contributor.authorZhang, Xuming
dc.contributor.authorCha, Min Suk
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-12T09:29:56Z
dc.date.available2015-08-12T09:29:56Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.issn15407489
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.proci.2014.05.089
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/566143
dc.description.abstractWe studied the relative importance of the reduced field intensity and the background reaction temperature in the partial oxidation of methane in a temperature-controlled dielectric barrier discharge reactor. We obtained important mechanistic insight from studying high-temperature and low-pressure conditions with similar reduced field intensities. In the tested range of background temperatures (297 < T < 773 K), we found that the conversion of methane and oxygen depended on both the electron-induced chemistry and the thermo-chemistry, whereas the chemical pathways to the products were overall controlled by the thermo-chemistry at a given temperature. We also found that the thermo-chemistry enhanced the plasma-assisted partial oxidation process. Our findings expand our understanding of the plasma-assisted partial oxidation process and may be helpful in the design of cost-effective plasma reformers. © 2014 The Combustion Institute.
dc.publisherElsevier BV
dc.subjectDielectric barrier discharge
dc.subjectMethane
dc.subjectPartial oxidation
dc.subjectPlasma chemistry
dc.titlePartial oxidation of methane in a temperature-controlled dielectric barrier discharge reactor
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentClean Combustion Research Center
dc.contributor.departmentMechanical Engineering Program
dc.contributor.departmentPhysical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
dc.identifier.journalProceedings of the Combustion Institute
kaust.personZhang, Xuming
kaust.personCha, Min Suk


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