Current Trends of Surface Science and Catalysis, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1461487420
  • ISBN-13: 9781461487425
  • DDC: 530.417
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 262 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This unique book covers the latest surface science studies on model catalysts, including single crystals, non-colloidal nanocatalysts, and nanoparticles in various forms with the control of size, shape and composition. This book addresses the issue of bridging "materials and pressure gaps" and also discusses the important issue of metal-oxide interface and hot electron flows in heterogeneous catalysis. The current development of in-situ surface techniques that is relevant to bridging "pressure gaps" is also highlighted.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Halftitle Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Bridging Materials and Pressure Gaps in Surface Science and Heterogeneous Catalysis.
3: Model Systems for Nanocatalysts to Bridge Materials Gap.
4: Shape-Controlled Nanoparticles: Effect of Shape on Catalytic Activity, Selectivity, and Long-Term Stability.
5: Non-Colloidal Nanocatalysts Fabricated with Nanolithography and Arc Plasma Deposition.
6: Dendrimer-Encapsulated Metal Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Application in Catalysis.
7: Core–Shell Nanoarchitectures as Stable Nanocatalysts.
8: Shape-Controlled Bimetallic Nanocatalysts in Fuel Cells: Synthesis and Electrocatalytic Studies.
9: In Situ Surface Characterization to Bridge Pressure Gaps.
10: Role of Surface Oxides on Model Nanocatalysts in Catalytic Activity of CO Oxidation.
11: Influence of Atomic Structure, Steps, and Kinks on the Catalytic Activity: In Situ Surface Studies.
12: The Development of Ambient Pressure X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Its Application to Surface Science.
13: Electronic Excitation on Surfaces during Chemical and Photon Processes.