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Title: Advanced electron microscopy characterization of nanomaterials for catalysis

Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) has become one of the most powerful techniques in the fields of material science, inorganic chemistry and nanotechnology. In terms of resolutions, advanced TEM may reach a high spatial resolution of 0.05 nm, a high energy-resolution of 7 meV. In addition, in situ TEM can help researcher to image the process happened within 1 ms. This paper reviews the recent technical approaches of applying advanced TEM characterization on nanomaterials for catalysis. The text is organized according to the demanded information of nanocrystals from the perspective of application: for example, size, composition, phase, strain, and morphology. The electron beam induced effect and in situ TEM are also introduced. As a result, I hope this review can help the scientists in related fields to take advantage of advanced TEM to their own researches.
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Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
BNL-113586-2017-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 2468-0257; R&D Project: 16060; 16060; KC0403020
Grant/Contract Number:
SC00112704; SC0012704
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Green Energy & Environment
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 2468-0257
Publisher:
Elsevier - Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; TEM; nanomaterials; Center for Functional Nanomaterials
OSTI Identifier:
1352094
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1345744