OF54 Lab scale fixed-bed reactor for operando X-ray absorption spectroscopy for structure activity studies of supported metal oxide catalysts

Thursday, June 9, 2011: 10:40 AM
Ambassador Ballroom 3 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Santhosh Kumar Matam, Laboratory for Solid State Chemistry and Catalysis, Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland and Davide Ferri, Lab. for Solid State Chemistry and Catalysis, Empa, Duebendorf, Switzerland
Operando XANES studies are performed under genuine conditions during reaction in a lab scale fixed bed reactor. This setup eliminates any intrinsic limitations of in situ cells and provides accurate and reliable knowledge on the structure activity relationships in heterogeneous catalysis.

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