Chemisorption And Reactions On Metallic Films V2 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120580026, 9780323155311

Chemisorption And Reactions On Metallic Films V2

1st Edition

Editors: J Anderson
eBook ISBN: 9780323155311
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1971
Page Count: 336
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Chemisorption and Reactions on Metallic Films, Volume 2 is a four-chapter text that describes the role of evaporated metal films in advancing the understanding of the metal-gas interface chemistry and in understanding of adsorption and catalysis at metal surfaces. This volume first describes film structure and properties, particularly of random polycrystalline films, as well as the concepts of the adsorption and kinetic phenomena. The topic is followed by an overview of the main classes of catalytic reactions that have been studied over evaporated metal film catalysts. A chapter explores the preparation, characterization, structure, and surface properties of alloy films. The theory of the oxidation of metals and the advantages and disadvantages of using thin metal films in oxidation work are considered in the concluding chapter, along with a brief discussion on their use in kinetic and mechanistic studies. Research scientists and graduate students who are interested in the fundamentals of adsorption and catalysis will find this volume invaluable.

Table of Contents

Volume One List of Contributors Preface Chapter 1 Structure of Evaporated Metal Films I. Introduction II. Techniques of Electron Microscopy and Diffraction III. Mechanism of Growth of Films IV. Epitaxial Films V. Defects in Films VI. Influence of Deposition Parameters on Structure VII. Conclusions References Chapter 2 Experimental Techniques I. Introduction II. Vacuum Apparatus III. Gas Handling IV. Pressure Measurement and Gas Analysis V. Vapor Deposited Films VI. Evaporated Film Techniques VII. Oriented Films VIII. Alloy Films IX. Characterization of Films X. Infrared Spectra of Adsorbed Molecules XI. Work Functions and Surface Potentials XII. Emission of Electrons and Ions XIII. Heats of Adsorption XIV. Measurements of Electrical Conductivity XV. Surface Area Determination XVI. Sticking Probabilities References Chapter 3 Fundamental Concepts in Film Formation I. Introduction II. Energetics III. Kinetics References Chapter 4 Gas Adsorption I. Introduction II. Clean Surfaces III. Relative Merits of Different Types of Adsorbent IV. Classification and General Characteristics of Gas V. The Electronic Theory of Metals and Metal Surfaces VI. The Variation of Activity in Adsorption among the Metals and Semimetals VII. Variation of Binding Energy with Surface Coverage and the Nature of the Surface Species VIII. The Nature of the Surface Bond References Chapter 5 The Influence of Adsorption on Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Thin Metal Films I. Introduction II. Theoretical III. Effects of Adsorption on Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Vapor Deposited Metal Films References Chapter 6 Infrared Spectra of Surface Species I. Introduction II. Experimental Technique Used In Infrared Study of Adsorption Systems III. Carbon Monoxide and Carbon Dioxide on Metal Surfaces IV. Adsorption of Nitrogen on Metal Surfaces V. Adsorpt


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