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Title: The physical chemistry and materials science behind sinter-resistant catalysts

Abstract

Catalyst sintering, a main cause of the loss of catalytic activity and/or selectivity at high reaction temperatures, is a major concern and grand challenge in the general area of heterogeneous catalysis. Although all heterogeneous catalysts are inevitably subjected to sintering during their operation, the immediate and drastic consequences can be mitigated by carefully engineering the catalytic particles and their interactions with the supports. In this tutorial review, we highlight recent progress in understanding the physical chemistry and materials science involved in sintering, including the discussion of advanced techniques, such as in situ microscopy and spectroscopy, for investigating the sintering process and its rate. We also discuss strategies for the design and rational fabrication of sinter-resistant catalysts. To conclude, we showcase recent success in improving the thermal stability and thus sinter resistance of supported catalytic systems.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [4]
  1. Southeast Univ., Nanjing (China). School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  2. Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States). The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
  3. Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
  4. Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States). The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22). Chemical Sciences, Geosciences & Biosciences Division; National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC); National Science Foundation (NSF)
OSTI Identifier:
1539900
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1436816
Report Number(s):
CS-SYN-09-2017-000650.R1
Journal ID: ISSN 0306-0012; CSRVBR
Grant/Contract Number:  
FG02-96ER14630; 21201034; CMMI-1634687
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Chemical Society Reviews
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 47; Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 0306-0012
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; heterogeneous catalyst; sinter resistance; thermal stability; metal nanoparticles; oxides

Citation Formats

Dai, Yunqian, Lu, Ping, Cao, Zhenming, Campbell, Charles T., and Xia, Younan. The physical chemistry and materials science behind sinter-resistant catalysts. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1039/c7cs00650k.
Dai, Yunqian, Lu, Ping, Cao, Zhenming, Campbell, Charles T., & Xia, Younan. The physical chemistry and materials science behind sinter-resistant catalysts. United States. doi:10.1039/c7cs00650k.
Dai, Yunqian, Lu, Ping, Cao, Zhenming, Campbell, Charles T., and Xia, Younan. Thu . "The physical chemistry and materials science behind sinter-resistant catalysts". United States. doi:10.1039/c7cs00650k. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1539900.
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author = {Dai, Yunqian and Lu, Ping and Cao, Zhenming and Campbell, Charles T. and Xia, Younan},
abstractNote = {Catalyst sintering, a main cause of the loss of catalytic activity and/or selectivity at high reaction temperatures, is a major concern and grand challenge in the general area of heterogeneous catalysis. Although all heterogeneous catalysts are inevitably subjected to sintering during their operation, the immediate and drastic consequences can be mitigated by carefully engineering the catalytic particles and their interactions with the supports. In this tutorial review, we highlight recent progress in understanding the physical chemistry and materials science involved in sintering, including the discussion of advanced techniques, such as in situ microscopy and spectroscopy, for investigating the sintering process and its rate. We also discuss strategies for the design and rational fabrication of sinter-resistant catalysts. To conclude, we showcase recent success in improving the thermal stability and thus sinter resistance of supported catalytic systems.},
doi = {10.1039/c7cs00650k},
journal = {Chemical Society Reviews},
number = 12,
volume = 47,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {5}
}

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