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Molecular Spectroscopy of Oxide Catalyst Surfaces

Molecular Spectroscopy of Oxide Catalyst Surfaces (Hardback)

By Davydov, Anatoli

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As in the study of transition metal complexes in solution, molecular spectroscopic methods - principally the infrared, ultraviolet/visible and electron spin resonance spectroscopies - have played key roles in establishing the concepts of coordination chemistry occurring at the su...rfaces of solids. This book describes the development of the principals of coordination chemistry of oxide surfaces using analyses of data obtained by these methods. The nature, properties, concentration of the surface adsorption centers and their influence on the character of interaction with different molecules are investigated. The book commences with an account of the basic theoretical principles and experimental techniques of the various spectroscopy methods, with special attention devoted to in situ measurements where the oxide or catalyst sample is in contact with the adsorbate or the reactant. A detailed account is presented of the methods for characterizing the oxidation state and degree of coordination of surface cations and oxygen anions by the adsorption of probe molecules. The complexation of many inorganic, organometallic and organic molecules with different oxide systems is critically examined, and a classification of formed surface compounds, based on the interaction with definite type of adsorption centers, is given. Possible mechanisms of numerous catalytic reactions, including the transformation of organic molecules over acidic catalysts via the carboionic mechanism, are discussed using the spectroscopic identifications of reaction intermediates. A comprehensive analysis of the literature on the interpretation of the spectra of surface compounds on oxides is presented. This highly illustrated and extensively referenced volume is intended for specialists working in the fields of surface physical chemistry, surface and materials sciences, and adsorption phenomena and is essential reading for those involved in the heterogeneous catalysis by transition metal-oxides.
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ISBN 9780471987314
Released NZ 17 Apr 2003
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9780471987314
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Imprint John Wiley & Sons Inc
Released 17 Apr 2003
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Davydov, Anatoli
Category Chemical Spectroscopy, Spectrochemistry
Surface Chemistry & Adsorption
Number of Pages 690
Dimensions Width: 171mm
Height: 248mm
Spine: 44mm
Dewey Code 541.33
Weight 1,298g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Surface chemistry, Molecular spectroscopy
NBS Text Chemistry
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly

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