Introduction to Zeolite Molecular Sieves


  • Jiri Cejka, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Herman van Bekkum, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
  • A. Corma, Valencia, Spain
  • F. Schueth, Muelheim, Germany

Introduction to Zeolite Molecular Sieves, 3rd Edition presents a collection of the most important results and ideas in the field of molecular sieve chemistry and technology, the most important experimental techniques related to the research activities in molecular sieves, and identifies new areas of molecular sieve chemistry. Chapters start at a reasonably simple entry level, but also covers the present state-of-the-art in the field. Topics covered include structure, synthesis, characterization, ion exchange, adsorption, diffusion, separations, and natural zeolites.
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For newcomers to the field of molecular sieve chemistry and technology, also containing valuable information for experienced researchers


Book information

  • Published: August 2007
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-53063-9

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Zeolite Scene (T. Maesen).
Chapter 2. Zeolite structures (L.B. McCusker).
Chapter 3. Synthesis of zeolites (Jihong Yu).
Chapter 4. Aluminophosphates with new structures (S. Wilson).
Chapter 5. Organic templates and zeolite synthesis (A. Burton, I. Zones).
Chapter 6. Molecular sieve membranes – synthesis, characterization and application (A. Julbe).
Chapter 7. Synthesis of delaminated and pillared materials and clays (W.J. Roth).
Chapter 8. Synthesis of mesoporous molecular sieves (D.Y. Zhao).
Chapter 9. Micro/mesoporous composite molecular sieves (S. Mintova, J. Cejka).
Chapter 10. Organic – inorganic porous hybride systems (G. Ferey).
Chapter 11. Diffraction techniques (R. Morris).
Chapter 12. Solid state NMR spectroscopy in zeolite science (A. Gedeon).
Chapter 13. Infrared and Raman spectroscopy and zeolites (J.A. Lercher, A. Jentys).
Chapter 14. TEM of molecular sieves (O. Terasaki).
Chapter 15. Textural characterization (M. Thommes).
Chapter 16. Ion exchange (A. Dyer).
Chapter 17. Adsorption and microcalorimetry on molecular sieves (P. Llewellyn, G. Maurin).
Chapter 18. Host-guest interactions in zeolites and mesoporous molecular sieves (T. Bein).
Chapter 19. Molecular modeling (R. Catlow).
Chapter 20. Quantum chemistry in zeolite science (P. Nachtigall, J. Sauer).
Chapter 21. Diffusion and separation in molecular sieves (D. Ruthven).
Chapter 22. Acid and base catalysis on zeolites (J. Weitkamp, M. Hunger).
Chapter 23. Catalysis on mesoporous molecular sieves (J. Vartuli).
Chapter 24. Hydrocarbon processing (M. Rigutto).
Chapter 25. Immobilization, ship-in-the-bottle (P.A. Jacobs).
Chapter 26. Fine chemicals (H. van Bekkum).
Chapter 27. Natural zeolites and environment (C. Colella).