OF60 Nanoscale Chemical Imaging of the Coordination and Distribution of Aluminum in Zeolites by Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy

Thursday, June 9, 2011: 2:10 PM
Ambassador Ballroom 3 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Luis R. Aramburo, Emiel de Smit, Frank M. F. de Groot and Bert M. Weckhuysen, Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands

Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy (STXM), combining the high chemical speciation capability of X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS) with the nanoscale spatial resolution of the STXM methodology has been used to study the influence of dealumination post-treatment on industrially relevant ZSM-5 zeolites.


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