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Recent Advances in Zeolite Science

Interest in zeolites continues to grow, making it vital to keep up to date with recent findings. These proceedings include some of the latest discoveries in the zeolite field. Four plenary lectures provide in-depth coverage of key topics, namely the influence of diffusion on catalysis, recent advances in synthesis, modification of zeolites by alumination, and quantum chemical studies of acidity. These are followed by nineteen papers written by contributors from all over the world covering a wide range of material of current interest. Several synthetic studies are presented, including the introduction of heteroatoms to induce higher catalytic acidity. Acidity and catalysis are probed by solid-state NMR and discussed through theoretical calculations. Two papers are concerned with the growing interest in using zeolites to catalyze shape-selective organic reactions. There are specific studies of zeolite characterization by NMR and electron energy loss spectroscopy. There are also a number of quantum chemical papers on zeolite stability and on the location of adsorbed species.The material presented is particularly up-to-date and will be of considerable interest to all research groups involved in zeolite sciences.

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Published: November 1989

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-88129-8

Contents

  • I. Plenary Lectures. Influence of diffusion and adsorption of reactants on gas-solid catalytic reactions on zeolites (A. Corma). Recent advances in zeolite synthesis (H. Kessler). Hydrothermal alumination of zeolites (J. Klinowski). Quantum chemical studies of zeolite acidity (J. Sauer). II. Submitted Papers. Solid-state NMR studies of shape selectivity in zeolites (M.W. Anderson, J. Klinowski). Isomorphous substitution in zeolite ZSM-5 (S.A. Axon, J. Klinowski). Zeolite catalysts modified with fluorine (K.A. Becker, S. Kowalak). The effect of interacting molecules and cations on the properties of hydroxyl groups in zeolites: a quantum chemical study (S. Beran, J. Klinowski). Selective synthesis of carbonyl compounds using zeolites (D. Brunel et al.). 29Si MAS NMR of zeolites: semi-empirical interpretation of chemical shifts and their relation to structure parameters (G. Engelhardt). Zeolite-induced phagocytic free radicals and their potential relevance to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease (P.H. Evans et al.). High resolution solid-state 1H NMR studies of zeolites (D. Freude). 31P solid-state MAS NMR spectra: fingerprints of microporous aluminophosphates and silicoaluminophosphates (P.J. Grobet et al.). Computer simulation studies of zeolite structure and stability (R.A. Jackson et al.). Synthesis of SAPO-37 (L. Maistriau et al.). The influence of history dependent factors on the properties of zeolite catalysts (P. Massiani et al.). Localized electron energy loss spectroscopy of zeolite catalysts in the electron microscope (D.W. McComb, A. Howie). Factorial design of the ammonia-based synthesis of large uniform MFI, MEL, DOH and DOH/DDR type zeolite crystals (U. Müller et al.). A Monte Carlo study of benzene and para-xylene in zeolite theta-1 (S.D. Pickett et al.). Modified metallosilicates: are they viable catalysts? (R. Szostak et al.). Computer simulation of hydrocarbons in zeolites (J.O. Titiloye et al.). The formation of 2,6-lutidine from acetone, methanol and ammonia over zeolite ZSM-5 (F.J. van der Gaag et al.). NMR characterization of zeolite H-ZSM-5 after post-synthesis modification with H3PO4 (J. Caro et al.).

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