Morphological, Compositional, and Shape Control of Materials for Catalysis - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128050903, 9780323446655

Morphological, Compositional, and Shape Control of Materials for Catalysis, Volume 177

1st Edition

eBook ISBN: 9780323446655
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128050903
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 23rd May 2017
Page Count: 710
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Table of Contents

  1. Opportunities and challenges in the synthesis, characterization, and catalytic properties of controlled nanostructures
    Michele Melchionna, Paolo Fornasiero, Matteo Cargnello
    2. Tuning product selectivity by changing the size of catalytically-active metallic nanoparticles
    Elad Gross
    3. Achievements, present status, and grand challenges of controlled model nano-catalysts
    Selim Alayoglu
    4. Well-defined metal nanoparticles for electrocatalysis
    Liheng Wu, Zheng Xi, and Shouheng Sun
    5. Characterization of model nanocatalysts by x-ray absorption spectroscopy
    Qi Wang and Anatoly I. Frenkel
    6. Controlling the number of atoms on catalytic metallic clusters
    Alejandra Londoño-Calderon, Arturo Ponce, Ulises Santiago, Sergio Mejia, and Miguel José-Yacamán
    7. Spectroscopic methods in catalysis and their applications in well-defined nanocatalysts
    Elisa Borfecchia, Lorenzo Mino, Elena Groppo, Silvia Bordiga, Aram L. Bugaev, Andriy Budnyk, Kirill A. Lomachenko, Alexander A. Guda, Mikhail A. Soldatov, Alexander V. Soldatov, and Carlo Lamberti
    8. Nanoscale control of metal clusters on templating supports
    Erik Vesselli and Maria Peressi
    9. 0, 1, 2, and 3-D soft and hard templates for catalysis
    Sultan Butuna, Sahin Demircia, Alper O. Yasara, Selin Sagbasa, Nahit Aktasc, Nurettin Sahinera
    10. Atomically precise gold and bimetal nanoclusters as new model catalysts
    Chenjie Zeng, Yuxiang Chen, Shuo Zhao, and Rongchao Jin
    11. Fundamental studies on photocatalytic structures with well-defined crystal facets
    Don Jiang and Wenzhong Wang
    12. Nanocrystal catalysts of high energy surface and high activity
    Shi-Gang Sun
    13. Synthesis and characterization of morphology controlled TiO2 nanocrystals: Opportunities and challenges for their application in photocatalytic materials
    Massimiliano D’Arienzo, Roberto Scotti, Barbara Di Credico, and Matteo Redaelli
    14. Uncertainties in theoretical description of well defined heterogeneous catalysts
    Zhi-Jian Zhao and Jinlong Gong
    15. Sn-substituted zeolites as heterogeneous catalysts for liquid phase catalytic technologies
    Ceri Hammond
    16. Discovering and utilizing structure sensitivity: from chemical catalysis in the gas phase to electrocatalysis in the liquid phase
    Hailiang Wang
    17. Well-defined nanostructures for catalysis by atomic layer deposition
    Yomaira J. Pagán-Torres, Junling Lu, Eranda Nikolla, and Ana C. Alba-Rubio


Morphological, Compositional, and Shape Control of Materials for Catalysis, Volume 177, the latest in the Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis series, documents the fast-growing developments in the synthesis, characterization, and utilization of nanostructures for catalysis.

The book provides essential background on using well-defined materials for catalysis and presents exciting new paradigms in the preparation and application of catalytic materials, with an emphasis on how structure determines catalytic properties.

In addition, the book uniquely features discussions on the future of the field, with ample space for future directions detailed in each chapter.

Key Features

  • Presents the latest paradigms in the preparation and application of catalytic materials
  • Provides essential background on using well-defined materials for catalysis
  • Features discussion of future directions at the end of each chapter


Advanced undergraduate and graduate students and researchers in academia and industry in the area of inorganic and materials chemistry and chemical engineering


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