Nanotechnology in Catalysis: Volumes 1 and 2

Hardcover | December 31, 2003

EditorBing Zhou, Sophie Hermans, Gabor A. Somorjai

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This book is mainly based on the first and second symposia on Nanotechnology in Catalysis held in 2001 and 2002, but it also includes several contributions not presented in the symposia to round out the scope of the subject. The contents are the most up to date developments made by researchers all over the world in the catalysis field in this fascinating nanotechnology era. It reflects some of the frontier areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology in fabricating and characterizing catalysts and carrying out studies to prove their superior selectivity and activity. The field of application of nanotechnology for the development of catalysts for green chemistry is likely to grow rapidly during the next decade. This book hopes to contribute to the evolution of nanotechnology in that direction.

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This book is mainly based on the first and second symposia on Nanotechnology in Catalysis held in 2001 and 2002, but it also includes several contributions not presented in the symposia to round out the scope of the subject. The contents are the most up to date developments made by researchers all over the world in the catalysis field ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:612 pages, 3.44 × 2.5 × 0.01 inPublished:December 31, 2003Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306483238

ISBN - 13:9780306483233

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Volume 1: 1. Catalysis and Nanoscience; J. Grunes, J. Zhu, G.A. Somorjai. 2. Novel Catalytic Properties of Bimetallic Surface Nanostructures; N.A. Khan, J.R. Kitchin, V. Schwartz, L.E. Murillo, K.M. Bulanin, J.G. Chen. 3. Molecular Mixed-Metal Clusters as Precursors for Highly Active Supported Bimetallic Nanoparticles; S. Hermans, T. Khimyak, R. Raja, G. Sankar, J.M. Thomas, B.F.G. Johnson. 4. Wet Chemical Synthesis of Nanoparticles; K.S. Nagabhushana, H. Bönnemann. 5. Roadmap to new catalyst system: Palladium nanoparticles; A. Beck, A. Horváth, A. Sárkány, L. Guczi. 6. Gold Nanoparticles Formed within Ordered Mesoporous Silica and on Amorphous Silica; R. Kumar, A. Ghosh, C.R. Patra, P. Mukherjee, M. Sastry. \7. Multifunctional Catalysts for Singlewall Carbon Nanotube Synthesis; T. Guo. 8. Nickel and Ruthenium Nanoparticles as Catalysts for Growth of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanohorns; J. Geng, B.F.G Johnson. 9. A Novel Route to Prepare Pt-Based Electrocatalysts for Direct Methanol (Ethanol) Fuel Cells; W.J. Zhou, B. Zhou, Z.H. Zhou, W.Z. Li, S.Q. Song, Z. Wei, G.Q. Sun, Q. Xin. 10. Pt-Ru/Carbon Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Characterization and Performance as DMFC Anode Catalysts; W.D. King, E.S. Steigerwalt, G.A. Deluga, J.D. Corn, D.L. Boxall, J.T. Moore, D. Chu, R. Jiang, E.A. Kenik, C.M. Lukehart. 11. Nanostructured Gold and Alloy Electrocatalysts; C.J. Zhong, J. Luo, M.M. Maye, L. Han, N. Kariuki. 12. Shape-Selective Regiospecific and Bifunctional Nanoporous Catalysts for Single Step Solvent Free Processes; R. Raja, J.M. Thomas. 13. Nanofunctionalized Microporous Catalysts; J.F. Haw, D.M. Marcus. 14. New Catalytic Materials for Clean Technology: Structure-Reactivity Relationships in Mesoporous Solid Acid Catalysts; K. Wilson, A.F. Lee, M.A. Ecormier, D.J. Macquarrie, J.H. Clark. 15. Mesoporous Materials as Catalyst Supports; C.L. Chen, C.Y. Mou. 16. Microwave-Induced Synthesis and Fabrication of Nanoporous Materials; S.-E. Park, Y.K. Hwang, D.S. Kim, J.-S. Chang, J.S. Hwang, S.H. Jhung. 17. Nanosized &bgr; Zeolites and Their Composites as Catalysts for Acylation and Alkane Isomerization; Y.R. Wang, E.Z. Min, X.H. Mu. Index. Volume 2: 18. Advanced Electron Microscopy in Developing Nanostructured Heterogeneous Catalysts; J. Liu. 19. Nano-Scale Characterisation of Supported Phases in Catalytic Materials by High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy; R.T. Baker, S. Bernal, J.J. Calvino, J.A. Pérez-Omil, C. López-Cartes. 20. Solid State Physics and Synchrotron Radiation Techniques to Understand Heterogeneous Catalysis; D.C. Bazin.21. Design, Building, Characterization and Performance at the Nanometric Scale of Heterogeneous Catalysts; J.-M. Basset, J.-P. Candy, C. Copéret, F. Lefebvre, E.A. Quadrelli. 22. Modelling Transition Metal Nanoparticles: the Role of Size Reduction in Electronic Structure and Catalysis; L. Guczi, Z. Pászti, G. Peto.23. Nanoscale Dendrimer-Supported Hydrofomylation Catalysts for Membrane Separations; M.L. Tulchinsky, J.C. Hatfield. 24. The Catalytic/Oxidative Effects of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles on Carbon Monoxide and the Pyrolytic Products of Biomass Model Compounds; P. Li, E.J. Shin, D.E. Miser, F. Rasouli, M.R. Hajaligol. 25. Graphitic Nanofilaments: A Superior Support of Ru-Ba Catalyst for Ammonia Synthesis; C.H. Liang, Z.L. Li, J.S. Qiu, Z.B. Wei, Q. Xin, and C. Li. Index.