Fundamentals of Catalysis: Support Effects

Tuesday, June 4, 2013: 9:40 AM-12:00 PM
Segell (Galt House Hotel)
Bert M. Weckhuysen, Utrecht University, Netherlands and Randall J. Meyer, University of Illinois Chicago, USA.
9:40 AM
Role of Oxygen Vacancies in the Activation of Acetaldehyde on CeO2(111) Surfaces
Ye Xu, Florencia Calaza, David Mullins and Steven H. Overbury, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA.
10:00 AM
10:20 AM
Effect of Iron and Titanium Oxide Promoters on Platinum Model Catalysts for the Water-Gas Shift Reaction
M. Cem Akatay1, Jorge H. Pazmino1, Mayank Shekhar1, W. Damion Williams1, Anil U. Mane2, Eric A. Stach3, W. Nicholas Delgass1, Jeffrey W. Elam2, Dmitry Y. Zemlyanov1 and Fabio H. Ribeiro1, (1)Purdue University, USA, (2)Argonne National Laboratory, USA, (3)Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA.
10:40 AM
Catalysis of Doped TiO2 and its Electronic Origin
Aleksandra Vojvodic1, Monica Garcia-Mota2, Frank Abild-Pedersen1 and Jens K. Nørskov2, (1)SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA, (2)Stanford University, USA.
11:00 AM
Steam Reforming of Ethanol on Ni/CeO2: Reaction Pathway and the Role of CeO2 in Suppressing Methane Formation
Wenqian Xu, Zongyuan Liu, Aaron Johnston-Peck, Sanjaya D. Senanayake, Zhou Gong, Dario Stacchiola, Eric A. Stach and Jose A. Rodriguez, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA.
11:20 AM
Anchoring Gold Nanoparticles by Strong Interfacial Bonding
Na Ta1, Jingyue Liu2, Santhosh Chenna2, Peter Crozier2, Yong Li1, Aling Chen1 and Wenjie Shen1, (1)Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, China, (2)Arizona State University, USA.
11:40 AM
Are the Surfaces of Oxide Nanocrystals with Defined Facets as Perfect as They Appear? – A Case Study of Nanoshaped Ceria Catalysts
Zili Wu, Meijun Li, David Mullins and Steven H. Overbury, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA.