O-Th-Jon-16 Probing the Acidity of Nanoscale Domains with Single-molecule Spectroscopy in Mesoporous Si-Al Thin Films

Thursday, June 6, 2013: 4:00 PM
Jones (Galt House Hotel)
Keith Hohn, Daniel Higgins and XiaoJiao Sun, Kansas State University, USA.
This study demonstrates a unique method for studying the acidity in a heterogeneous matrix by using single molecule spectroscopy. This technique provides information on the distribution of acid site strength in a catalyst, and was demonstrated for Si-Al films with varying aluminum content.

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