OF55 Dynamic structure changes of silver on porous zeolite

Thursday, June 9, 2011: 11:00 AM
Ambassador Ballroom 3 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Haiyan Zhao1, Karena Chapman1, Peter Chupas1 and Tina Nenoff2, (1)X-ray Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, (2)Sandia National Laboratory, New Mexico, NM
We apply in situ differential pair distribution function methods to probe the mechanism and kinetics for the Ag reduction and particle growth of mordenite-supported Ag catalysts. We show that the silver catalyst can migrate from the interior of the zeolite pores to the zeolite surface.

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