OF04 Quantitative Investigation of the Solid-Liquid Interface during Electrostatic Adsorption of Transition Metal Complexes (TMCs)

Monday, June 6, 2011: 10:40 AM
Ambassador Ballroom 3 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Jason Binz and Robert M. Rioux, Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
This study shows the use of isothermal titration calorimetry to quantify the adsorption of transition metal complexes on hydrated metal oxide surfaces.  The correlation between adsorption energy and nanoparticle size is explored which will allow for the synthesis of catalysts with optimal activity and extended lifetime.

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