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Nanotechnology in Catalysis : Nanostructure Science and Technology - Bing Zhou

Nanotechnology in Catalysis

Nanostructure Science and Technology

By: Bing Zhou (Editor), Sophie Hermans (Editor), Gabor A. Somorjai (Editor)

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Catalysts, heterogeneous, homogeneous and enzyme, are usually nanoparticles. These are of vital for the functioning of the human body, for photosynthesis, and for producing fuels and chemicals in the petroleum and chemical industries. Interest in nanoscience and in nanotechnology in recent years focused attention on the opportunity to develop catalysts that exhibit 100% selectivity for a desired product, thus removing byproducts and eliminating waste. This type of selective process is often called green chemistry or green technology. This book is mainly based on the first and second symposia on Nanotechnology 51 in Catalysis which were held in spring 2001 at the ACS 221 National Meeting in San Diego, CA, and in fall 2002 at the ACS 2241h National Meeting in Boston, MA, respectively. We also extended our invitation to those who did not attend the meetings to contribute chapters where we saw a need to round out the scope of the topic. All chapters were peer-reviewed prior to final acceptance. We believe that the additional chapters and the peer-review significantly improved the quality of the book. In the summer of 2000 when we first proposed to organize a symposium on Nanotechnology in Catalysis to the ACS Secretariat of Catalysis and Surface Science (CATL), we received strong support from Dr. Nancy B. Jackson, then General Secretary of CATL. The symposium was enthusiastically received by the catalysis community. On the first day of the symposium, the conference room could not hold all the attendees.

Catalysis and Nanoscience
Novel Catalytic Properties of Bimetallic Surface Nanostructures
Molecular Mixed-Metal Clusters as Precursors for Highly Active Supported Bimetallic Nanoparticles
Wet Chemical Synthesis of Nanoparticles
Roadmap to new catalyst system: Palladium nanoparticles
Gold Nanoparticles Formed within Ordered Mesoporous Silica and on Amorphous Silica
Multifunctional Catalysts for Singlewall Carbon Nanotube Synthesis
Nickel and Ruthenium Nanoparticles as Catalysts for Growth of Carbon Nanotubes and Nanohorns
A Novel Route to Prepare Pt-Based Electrocatalysts for Direct Methanol (Ethanol) Fuel Cells
Pt-Ru/Carbon Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Characterization and Performance as DMFC Anode Catalysts
Nanostructured Gold and Alloy Electrocatalysts
Shape-Selective Regiospecific and Bifunctional Nanoporous Catalysts for Single Step Solvent Free Processes
Nanofunctionalized Microporous Catalysts
New Catalytic Materials for Clean Technology: Structure-Reactivity Relationships in Mesoporous Solid Acid Catalysts
Mesoporous Materials as Catalyst Supports
Microwave-Induced Synthesis and Fabrication of Nanoporous Materials
Nanosized &bgr
Index
Advanced Electron Microscopy in Developing Nanostructured Heterogeneous Catalysts
Nano-Scale Characterisation of Supported Phases in Catalytic Materials by High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy
Solid State Physics and Synchrotron Radiation Techniques to Understand Heterogeneous Catalysis
Design, Building, Characterization and Performance at the Nanometric Scale of Heterogeneous Catalysts
Modelling Transition Metal Nanoparticles: the Role of Size Reduction in Electronic Structure and Catalysis
Nanoscale Dendrimer-Supported Hydrofomylation Catalysts for Membrane Separations
The Catalytic/Oxidative Effects of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles on Carbon Monoxide and the Pyrolytic Products of Biomass Model Compounds
Graphitic Nanofilaments: A Superior Support of Ru-Ba Catalyst for Ammonia Synthesis
Index
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ISBN: 9780306483233
ISBN-10: 0306483238
Series: Nanostructure Science and Technology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 555
Published: 31st December 2003
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.81 x 16.66  x 3.99
Weight (kg): 1.62
Edition Number: 22