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Title: Nanoscale Perspectives of Metal Degradation via In Situ Atom Probe Tomography

Abstract

Abstract We report a unique in situ instrument development effort dedicated to studying gas/solid interactions relevant to heterogeneous catalysis and early stages of oxidation of materials via atom probe tomography and microscopy (APM). An in situ reactor cell, similar in concept to other reports, has been developed to expose nanoscale volumes of material to reactive gas environments, in which temperature, pressure, and gas chemistry are well controlled. We demonstrate that the combination of this reactor cell with APM techniques can aid in building a better mechanistic understanding of resultant composition and surface and subsurface structure changes accompanying gas/surface reactions in metal and metal alloy systems through a series of case studies: O 2 /Rh, O 2 /Co, and O 2 /Zircaloy-4. In addition, the basis of a novel operando mode of analysis within an atom probe instrument is also reported. The work presented here supports the implementation of APM techniques dedicated to atomic to near-atomically resolved gas/surface interaction studies of materials broadly relevant to heterogeneous catalysis and oxidation.

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Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program; USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
OSTI Identifier:
1664499
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1755163
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-154405
Journal ID: ISSN 1022-5528; PII: 1367
Grant/Contract Number:  
Linus Pauling Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship; AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Topics in Catalysis
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Topics in Catalysis Journal Volume: 63 Journal Issue: 15-18; Journal ID: ISSN 1022-5528
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; Atom probe tomography; atom probe microscopy; oxidation; in situ; operando; cobalt; rhodium; Zircaloy-4

Citation Formats

Lambeets, Sten V., Kautz, Elizabeth J., Wirth, Mark G., Orren, Graham J., Devaraj, Arun, and Perea, Daniel E. Nanoscale Perspectives of Metal Degradation via In Situ Atom Probe Tomography. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11244-020-01367-z.
Lambeets, Sten V., Kautz, Elizabeth J., Wirth, Mark G., Orren, Graham J., Devaraj, Arun, & Perea, Daniel E. Nanoscale Perspectives of Metal Degradation via In Situ Atom Probe Tomography. United States. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11244-020-01367-z
Lambeets, Sten V., Kautz, Elizabeth J., Wirth, Mark G., Orren, Graham J., Devaraj, Arun, and Perea, Daniel E. Mon . "Nanoscale Perspectives of Metal Degradation via In Situ Atom Probe Tomography". United States. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11244-020-01367-z.
@article{osti_1664499,
title = {Nanoscale Perspectives of Metal Degradation via In Situ Atom Probe Tomography},
author = {Lambeets, Sten V. and Kautz, Elizabeth J. and Wirth, Mark G. and Orren, Graham J. and Devaraj, Arun and Perea, Daniel E.},
abstractNote = {Abstract We report a unique in situ instrument development effort dedicated to studying gas/solid interactions relevant to heterogeneous catalysis and early stages of oxidation of materials via atom probe tomography and microscopy (APM). An in situ reactor cell, similar in concept to other reports, has been developed to expose nanoscale volumes of material to reactive gas environments, in which temperature, pressure, and gas chemistry are well controlled. We demonstrate that the combination of this reactor cell with APM techniques can aid in building a better mechanistic understanding of resultant composition and surface and subsurface structure changes accompanying gas/surface reactions in metal and metal alloy systems through a series of case studies: O 2 /Rh, O 2 /Co, and O 2 /Zircaloy-4. In addition, the basis of a novel operando mode of analysis within an atom probe instrument is also reported. The work presented here supports the implementation of APM techniques dedicated to atomic to near-atomically resolved gas/surface interaction studies of materials broadly relevant to heterogeneous catalysis and oxidation.},
doi = {10.1007/s11244-020-01367-z},
journal = {Topics in Catalysis},
number = 15-18,
volume = 63,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {9}
}

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