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Nanoporous Materials : Science And Engineering - G. Q. Lu

Nanoporous Materials

Science And Engineering

By: G. Q. Lu (Editor), X. S. Zhao (Editor)

Paperback Published: 24th November 2004
ISBN: 9781860942112
Number Of Pages: 912

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Porous materials are of scientific and technological importance because of the presence of voids of controllable dimensions at the atomic, molecular, and nanometer scales, enabling them to discriminate and interact with molecules and clusters. Interestingly the big deal about this class of materials is about the "nothingness" within -- the pore space. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) classifies porous materials into three categories -- micropores of less than 2 nm in diameter, mesopores between 2 and 50 nm, and macropores of greater than 50 nm. In this book, nanoporous materials are defined as those porous materials with pore diameters less than 100 nm. Over the last decade, there has been an ever increasing interest and research effort in the synthesis, characterization, functionalization, molecular modeling and design of nanoporous materials. The main challenges in research include the fundamental understanding of structure-property relations and tailor-design of nanostructures for specific properties and applications. Research efforts in this field have been driven by the rapid growing emerging applications such as biosensor, drug delivery, gas separation, energy storage and fuel cell technology, nanocatalysis and photonics. These applications offer exciting new opportunities for scientists to develop new strategies and techniques for the synthesis and applications of these materials. This book provides a series of systematic reviews of the recent developments in nanoporous materials. It covers the following topics: (1) synthesis, processing, characterization and property evaluation; (2) functionalization by physical and/or chemical treatments; (3) experimental and computational studies on fundamental properties, such as catalytic effects, transport and adsorption, molecular sieving and biosorption; (4) applications, including photonic devices, catalysis, environmental pollution control, biological molecules separation and isolation, sensors, membranes, hydrogen and energy storage, etc.

Nanoporous materials-an overviewp. 1
Advances in mesoporous materials templated by nonionic block copolymersp. 14
Zeolite/mesoporous molecular sieve composite materialsp. 47
Chromium-containing ordered nanoporous materialsp. 101
Surfactant-templated mesostructured materials : synthesis and compositional controlp. 125
Organic host-guest structures in the solid statep. 165
Nonsurfactant route to nanoporous phenyl-modified hybrid silica materialsp. 188
3D macroporous photonic materials templated by self assembled colloidal spheresp. 206
Hydrophobic microporous silica membranes for gas separation and membrane reactorsp. 237
Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotubes for hydrogen storagep. 263
Physical adsorption characterization of ordered and amorphous mesoporous materialsp. 317
Molecular simulation of adsorption in porous materialsp. 365
Surface functionalization of ordered nanoporous silicatesp. 393
Surface alumination of mesoporous silicatesp. 427
Acidity measurement of nanoporous aluminosilicates - zeolites and MCM-41p. 464
Nanocatalysts prepared by the molecularly designed dispersion processp. 487
Acidity-enhanced nanoporous catalytic materialsp. 519
Modified mesoporous materials as acid and base catalystsp. 553
Lewis acid/base catalysts supported on nanoporous silica as environmental catalystsp. 596
Nanoporous catalysts for shape-selective synthesis of specialty chemicals : a review of synthesis of 4,4'-dialkylbiphenylp. 623
Catalysis involving mesoporous molecular sievesp. 649
Adsorption and transport in nanoporous materialsp. 694
Adsorption of organic molecules in nanoporous adsorbents from aqueous solutionp. 727
Functionalized nanoporous adsorbents for environmental remediationp. 756
Nanoporous adsorbents for air pollutant removalp. 772
Bioadsorption and separation with nanoporous materialsp. 812
Nanoporous materials as supports for enzyme immobilizationp. 849
A novel non-surfactant route to nanoporous materials and its biological applicationsp. 873
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ISBN: 9781860942112
ISBN-10: 1860942113
Series: Series On Chemical Engineering
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 912
Published: 24th November 2004
Publisher: Imperial College Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.49 x 16.61  x 4.98
Weight (kg): 1.4

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