OF23 Exceptions to the d-band Model of Chemisorption on Metal Surfaces: the Dominant Role of Repulsion between Adsorbate States and Metal d-states

Tuesday, June 7, 2011: 11:20 AM
Ambassador Ballroom 3 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Hongliang Xin and Suljo Linic, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
The ultimate value of the model presented herein is that it can be used to rapidly screen novel alloy catalysts for various chemical, photo-chemical, and electro-chemical transformations. We will discuss the potential application of the model by focusing on the oxygen reduction reaction on Pt alloys.

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