OC68 Ab Initio Insights into Improved CO Oxidation on Bi doped Pt(111)

Friday, June 10, 2011: 8:00 AM
Cartier Ballroom (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Neeti Kapur1, Bin Shan1, Jangsuk Hyun1, Ligen Wang1, Sang Yang1, John B. Nicholas1 and Kyeongjae Cho2, (1)Nanostellar Inc., Redwood City, CA, (2)Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Physics, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
We have examined CO oxidation mechanism in the presence of different Bi dopant configurations in this density functional study. Geometric and electronic impact of Bi presence is reported for both adsorption characteristics and reaction barriers in order to explain improved oxidation on doped Pt.

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