Catalysis By Materials With Well-defined Structures by Zili Wu

Catalysis By Materials With Well-defined Structures

byZili Wu

Hardcover | April 2, 2015

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Catalysis by Materials with Well-Defined Structuresexamines the latest developments in the use of model systems in fundamental catalytic science. A team of prominent experts provides authoritative, first-hand information, helping readers better understand heterogeneous catalysis by utilizing model catalysts based on uniformly nanostructured materials.

The text addresses topics and issues related to material synthesis, characterization, catalytic reactions, surface chemistry, mechanism, and theoretical modeling, and features a comprehensive review of recent advances in catalytic studies on nanomaterials with well-defined structures, including nanoshaped metals and metal oxides, nanoclusters, and single sites in the areas of heterogeneous thermal catalysis, photocatalysis, and electrocatalysis.

Users will find this book to be an invaluable, authoritative source of information for both the surface scientist and the catalysis practitioner



  • Outlines the importance of nanomaterials and their potential as catalysts
  • Provides detailed information on synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials with well-defined structures, relating surface activity to catalytic activity
  • Details how to establish the structure-catalysis relationship and how to reveal the surface chemistry and surface structure of catalysts
  • Offers examples on various in situ characterization instrumental techniques
  • Includes in-depth theoretical modeling utilizing advanced Density Functional Theory (DFT) methods

About The Author

Dr. Zili Wu is currently a Research & Development Staff member at Chemical Science Division and Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. After his PhD in physical chemistry at Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics in 2001, he spent over 3 years at Northwestern University as a postdoctoral associate. Dr. ...

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Title:Catalysis By Materials With Well-defined StructuresFormat:HardcoverDimensions:392 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 2, 2015Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:012801217X

ISBN - 13:9780128012178

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Table of Contents

Catalysis by Materials with Well-Defined Structures

Preface

Zili Wu and Steven H. Overbury

Acknowledgment

Zili Wu and Steven H. Overbury

1. Crystal plane-dependent surface reactivity and catalytic property of oxide catalysts studied with oxide nanocrystal model catalysts

Weixin Huang

2. Ceria nano-shapes structural and catalytic properties

Abhaya Krishna Datye

3. The Characterization and Structure-dependent Catalysis of Ceria with Well-defined Facets

Amanda K Peterson Mann

4. Gold clusters and nanoparticles stabilized by nanoshaped ceria in catalysis

Yejun Guan

5. Gold/Ceria: the making of a Robust Catalyst for Fuel Processing and Hydrogen Production

Nan Yi

6. Surface Effects in the Reactivity of Ceria: a First Principles Perspective

Michael Nolan

7. Applications of Electron Microscopy in Heterogeneous Catalysis

Yuyuan Lin

8. Catalysis by Atomically Precise Gold Nanoclusters

Rongchao Jin

9. Catalysis on Single Supported Atoms

Chaitanya K. Narula

10. Tailoring Nanoparticle Electrocatalysts for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

Sen Zhang

11. Nano-Faceted Metal Surfaces: Structure, Reactivity and Applications

Wenhua Chen

12. Nano-Array Catalysts for Energy and Environmental Catalysis

Pu-Xian Gao