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Surface studies of single crystal model catalysts

S. J. Coultas

Surface studies of single crystal model catalysts

the effect of sulphur on propene adsorption on the (111) face of platinum

by S. J. Coultas

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Published by UMIST in Manchester .
Written in English


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StatementS.J. Coultas ; supervised by J.C. Vickerman.
ContributionsVickerman, J. C., Chemistry.
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Open LibraryOL19300209M

Instead, well-defined single crystal surfaces of catalytically active materials such as platinum are often used as model catalysts. Multi-component materials systems are used to study interactions between catalytically active metal particles and supporting oxides; these are produced by growing ultra-thin films or particles on a single crystal surface. Model oxide-supported metal catalysts have been prepared by evaporating a metal (e.g., Cu, Pd) onto an oxide (SiO 2, Al 2 O 3) thin film (~ Å) which, in turn, is supported on a refractory metal (Mo, W, Ta) deposited metal films, upon annealing, form small metallic clusters on the oxide surface whose sizes are dependent upon the initial metal film by:   Molecular catalyst–surface interactions were modeled next using the DFT periodic formalism (SI Materials and Methods), beginning with the AlS , it is found that the AlS surfaces expose two predominant sulfate species, sites S A and S B (), as well as (Al) n OH hydroxyl groups, in which the OH is coordinated either to three Al (n = 3, O3 in Fig. S2) or to two Al ions (n = 2, Cited by: Model Studies on Heterogeneous Catalysts at the Atomic Scale. Book. Apr ; When going from a () single crystal surface, where the number of such sites is negligible, to a powder.

  We assess heat and mass transfer limitations in in situ studies of model catalysts with a first-principles based multiscale modeling approach that integrates a detailed description of the surface reaction chemistry and the macro-scale flow structures. Using the CO oxidation at RuO2() as a prototypical example we demonstrate that factors like a suppressed heat conduction at the backside of Cited by: In this project we are bridging the materials gap between fundamental surface science studies of metal-oxide, single-crystal model catalysts, and high surface catalysts that are used industrially by measuring structure-activity relationships for thin films of well-defined, metal oxide nanoparticles. surface science studies attempt to relate properties of well-defined model structures to more complex systems. Therefore both results from gold single crystals and more intricate systems involving deposited gold particles will be presented with a discussion of their relevance to real catalysts. Although the catalytic nature of gold may be Cited by: A probabilistic model for the deactivation of a dual function catalyst by coke formation accounting for reaction and surface migration (S. Singh, G.F. Froment). Self-sustained isothermal oscillations in N2O decomposition on Cu overexchanged ZSM-5 (P. Ciambelli et al.).

Abstract: Catalysis is an important process and is widely applied on an industrial scale for a large number of applications in gas or in liquid phase. Industrial catalysts are complex materials, and as a consequence, the gas/liquid-surface interaction between simplified single-crystal surfaces and molecules in controlled environments has been studied for decades.   The exploration of heterogeneous catalysts using first-principles calculations can be daunting because the large number of atoms and possible surface geometries. Calle-Vallejo et al. describe a simpler metric for assessing optimal reactivity: a weighted average of surface coordination that includes second-nearest neighbors (see the Perspective by Stephens et al.).Cited by: One important aid in understanding catalysis by gold nanoparticles would be to understand the strength with which they bond to different support materials and the strength with which they bond adsorbed intermediates, and how these strengths depend on nanoparticle size. We present here new measurements of adsorption energies by single crystal adsorption calorimetry, and new analyses of . This two-volume book provides an overview of physical techniques used to characterize the structure of solid materials, on the one hand, and to investigate the reactivity of their surface, on the other. Therefore this book is a must-have for anyone working in fields related to surface reactivity. Among the latter, and because of its most important industrial impact, catalysis has been used as.


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Surface studies of supported model catalysts. Abstract. Metal particles grown by vapour deposition on clean and well-defined oxide surfaces are used as model catalysts. These Surface studies of single crystal model catalysts book model catalysts allow, unlike metal single crystals, a study of size and support effects in heterogeneous by: Comparing surface science‐based single crystals with nanoparticle model catalysts elucidates the materials gap, and comparing ultrahigh vacuum (UHV) to ambient pressure studies reveals the pressure gap.

Different approaches to model and applied catalysis may Surface studies of single crystal model catalysts book to a methodology gap. Among the systems studied are (i) hydrogen generation by methanol steam‐reforming on alloy (intermetallic) Cited by: 6. In this paper, we will present a short review of recent surface science studies on the zirconia-based model catalysts.

These model catalysts include single crystalline yttria-stabilized zirconia surfaces, zirconia thin films which were grown on metal single crystal surfaces and zirconia-supported metal by: Despite the success of single crystal studies, there is a need for studies with higher complexity that are more related to the catalytic systems used in fuel cells.

In order to achieve high mass activities and to enhance the electrochemically accessible surface area (ECSA) in industrial catalysts, Pt nanoparticles (NPs) are usually dispersed on a support material [10].Cited by: Surface Reactivity of Pd Nanoparticles Supported on Polycrystalline Substrates As Compared to Thin Film Model Catalysts: Infrared Study of CO Adsorption.

The Journal of Physical Chemistry B(11), DOI: / by: Surface chemistry studies of single-crystal-based model catalysts with well-defined surface structures under ultra-high vacuum conditions have been developed as one Surface studies of single crystal model catalysts book, but the so-called materials gap and pressure gap are sometimes encountered when the acquired understanding is extended to the industrial reaction by: Model catalysts approach based on catalytic materials with uniform and well-defined surface structures is an effective strategy.

Single crystals-based model catalysts have been successfully used for surface chemistry studies of solid catalysts, but encounter the so-called “materials gap” and “pressure gap” when applied for catalysis studies of solid by: The catalytic activity of Pd/Al2O3 prepared from various palladium precursors for direct NO decomposition is closely related to the fraction of surface step sites capable of dissociating NO, on the basis of a surface science study using single-crystal model catalyst.

A large number of well-defined model catalyst systems, ranging from single-crystal surfaces of metals to thin films of oxides, were intensively investigated over the last 35 years.

The results of these efforts are available in a number of review articles and books []. The use of well-defined model catalysts is now an established procedure.

In addition to the successful contribution that studies on single crystal surfaces have made to understand the fundamentals of catalysis, surface science has become increasingly successful in studies of supported particles as well [7].

In such studies the porous oxide or carbon support is replaced by either a single crystal. In this paper, we will present a short review of recent surface science studies on the zirconia-based model catalysts.

These model catalysts include single crystalline yttria-stabilized zirconia. on single-crystal catalysts with the capabilities of carrying out surface analytical In these high-pressurdsurface analytical studies a well- defined, single-crystal plane is used to model a site or set of sites expected to exist on practical high- surface-area catalysts.

This approach has allowed a. In studies using single-crystal model catalysts reported previously [I. Nakamura, T. Fujitani, and H. Hamada, Surf. Sci. () ], the adsorption, dissociation, and desorption behavior of NO was closely related to the surface structures, the stepped surface Cited by: This unique book covers the latest surface science studies on model catalysts, including single crystals, non-colloidal nanocatalysts, and nanoparticles in.

These investigations have demonstrated the relevance of single-crystal studies for modeling the behavior of high surface area supported catalysts as well as the power of surface analytical techniques for characterizing adsorbed reactants and by: surfaces are used as models of powder catalyst surfaces for the studies of surface structure−catalytic property relationships.2 Single-crystal-based materials have been extensively used as model catalysts,3−14 but there exist the “materials gap” and “pressure gap”.

Detailed studies of elementary chemical processes on well-characterized single crystal surfaces have contributed substantially to the understanding of heterogeneous catalysis. Insight into the structure of surface alloys combined with an understanding of the relation between the surface composition and reactivity is shown to lead directly to new ideas for catalyst by: Growth of Copper on Single Crystalline ZnO: Surface Study of a Model Catalyst.

Topics in Catalysis36 (), DOI: /sCited by: Surface science in catalysis has diversified from a discipline based on ultra high vacuum studies of single crystals and films to more realistic model systems of supported catalysts, incorporating.

Single crystal metal surfaces have been useful model systems to elucidate the role of surface defects and the mobility of reaction intermediates in catalytic reactivity and selectivity. As nanoscience advances, we have developed nanoparticle catalysts with lithographic techniques and colloidal syntheses.

Supported catalysts containing an oxophilic metal such as Pdf and a noble metal such as Pt have shown pdf activity and selectivity for deoxygenation of biomass-derived compounds.

Here, we report that PtMo catalysts also promote hydrogenolysis of the model compound benzyl alcohol, while decarbonylation is most prevalent over unmodified Pt. A combination of single crystal surface Cited by: The results of this study show that thin films of well-defined nanocrystals are excellent model systems that can be used to help bridge the materials gap between studies of single crystal surfaces.In this study, the ambipolar single‐crystal Ebook 2 semiconductor is employed as ebook model electrocatalyst because the conductance of WSe 2 could be effectively tuned, and more importantly, its dominant carrier can be easily switched between hole and electron by external electric field.

24, 25 Therefore, the influence on catalytic activity by Cited by: 8.