Nano-Structured Materials & Clusters for Structure-Property Investigations (II)

Wednesday, June 8, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:20 PM
Ambassador Ballroom 3 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Galen B. Fisher and Johannes W. Schwank
John Gohndrone and Charles HF Peden
1:30 PM
Structure Sensitivity on Surface Structure Spread Single Crystals (S4Cs)
Andrew J. Gellman, Carnegie Mellon University; Esteban Broitman, Carnegie Mellon University; E. Charles H. Sykes, Tufts University; Timothy Lawton, Tufts University
1:50 PM
Synthesis, Characterization and Investigation of AuCu/SiO2 as a Catalyst for CO Oxidation and Selective Oxidation of Ethanol
J. Chris Bauer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; David Mullins, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Meijun Li, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Zili Wu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; E Andrew Payzant, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Steven Overbury, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Sheng Dai, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2:50 PM
New Nanostructured Heterogeneous Catalysts with Increased Selectivity and Stability
Francisco Zaera, University of California; Ilkeun Lee, University of California; Manuel A. Albiter, University of California; Junghyun Hong, University of California; Ji Bong Joo, University of California; Yadong Yin, University of California
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
Synthesis and Activation of Supported Dendrimer-Derived Rh and Pt Nanoparticles
Zahra Nazarpoor, University of South Carolina; Paul Fanson, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing; Oleg S. Alexeev, University of South Carolina; Michael D. Amiridis, University of South Carolina
4:00 PM
Switching Catalytic Selectivity of Supported Molecular Rhodium Species by Controlling the Structure of the Active Sites at an Atomic Level
Pedro Serna, University of California-Davis; Bruce C. Gates, University of California-Davis
4:40 PM
A Combined Theoretical and Experimental Study of the Adsorption of Rh(CO)2(acac) on TiO2(110)
Homa Khosravian, University of Illinois at Chicago; Zhu Liang, University of Illinois at Chicago; Bruce C. Gates, University of California-Davis; Michael Trenary, University of Illinois Chicago; Randall J. Meyer, University of Illinois Chicago
5:00 PM
Anatase Titania {101} Facet Supported Vanadia Model Catalyst for Selective Oxidation of Methanol
Weizhen Li, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Jun Liu, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Feng Gao, Washington State University; Charles H.F. Peden, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Yong Wang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory