Zeolites and Catalysis: Synthesis, Reactions and Applications

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Jiri Cejka, Avelino Corma, Stacey Zones
John Wiley & Sons, May 27, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 1056 pages
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This indispensable two-volume handbook covers everything on this hot research field. The first part deals with the synthesis, modification, characterization and application of catalytic active zeolites, while the second focuses on such reaction types as cracking, hydrocracking, isomerization, reforming and other industrially important topics.
Edited by a highly experienced and internationally renowned team with chapters written by the "Who's Who" of zeolite research.
 

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Thank you all the authors for such a useful book.It helps in finding many applications of zeolites and other solid catalysts

Contents

Preface
xxi
List of Contributors
xxv
1 Synthesis Mechanism Crystal Growth and Nucleation
1
2 Synthesis Approaches
57
3 Ionothermal Synthesis of Zeolites and Other Porous Materials
87
4 CoTemplates in Synthesis of Zeolites
107
5 Morphological Synthesis of Zeolites
131
6 Postsynthetic Treatment and Modification of Zeolites
155
14 Special Applications of Zeolites
389
15 Organization of Zeolite Microcrystals
411
16 Industrial Potential of Zeolites
449
17 Catalytically Active Sites Generation and Characterization
493
18 Cracking and Hydrocracking
547
19 Naphtha Reforming and Upgrading of Diesel Fractions
585
20 Recent Development in Transformations of Aromatic Hydrocarbons over Zeolites
623
21 Advanced Catalysts Based on Micro and Mesoporous Molecular Sieves for the Conversion of Natural Gas to Fuels and Chemicals
649

7 Structural Chemistry of Zeolites
171
8 Vibrational Spectroscopy and Related In situ Studies of Catalytic Reactions Within Molecular Sieves
209
9 Textural Characterization of Mesoporous Zeolites
237
10 Aluminum in Zeolites Where is it and What is its Structure?
283
11 Theoretical Chemistry of Zeolite Reactivity
301
12 Modeling of Transport and Accessibility in Zeolites
335
13 Diffusion in Zeolites Impact on Catalysis
361
22 Methanol to Olefins MTO and Methanol to Gasoline MTG
687
23 Metals in Zeolites for Oxidation Catalysis
713
24 Environmental Catalysis over Zeolites
745
25 Zeolites as Catalysts for the Synthesis of Fine Chemicals
775
26 Zeolites and Molecular Sieves in Fuel Cell Applications
827
Index
863
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About the author (2010)

Prof. AVELINO CORMA was born in Monc´┐1⁄2far, Spain in 1951. He studied Chemistry at the Universidad de Valencia (1967-1973), and received his Ph.D. at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in 1976. He was a Postdoctoral researcher in the Department of chemical engineering at the Queen?s University (Canada, 1977-79). Prof. Corma is the director of the Instituto de Tecnolog´┐1⁄2a Qu´┐1⁄2mica (UPV-CSIC) at the Universidad PolitÚcnica de Valencia since 1990. His current research field is catalysis, and molecular sieves covering aspects of synthesis, characterization and reactivity in acid-base and redox catalysis. Avelino Corma is co-author of more than 700 articles and 100 patents on these subjects.

Prof. JIR´┐1⁄2 CEJKA was born in Roudnice nad Labem, former Czechoslovakia, in 1960. He studied at the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague and received his Ph.D. at the J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry in Prague in 1988. At present he is a head of the Department of Synthesis and Catalysis at J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry in Prague and lecturer at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Charles University in Prague. In 2005 he chaired the 3rd FEZA Conference on Zeolites in Prague. His research interests comprise: synthesis of zeolites, mesoporous and novel nano-structured materials, physical chemistry of sorption and catalysis, and investigation of the role of porous catalysts in transformations of hydrocarbons and their derivatives. Jir´┐1⁄2 Cejka is co-author of about 200 research papers and co-editor of 5 books.

Dr. STACEY I. ZONES is a Research Fellow at Chevron's Energy and Technology Center in Richmond, CA, USA. He is the senior researcher in a group which strives to invent and explore newer zeolites and then follow through in finding applications for their use, ways to tailor their properties and methods to develop more econmical routes to introduce them into the commercial world. The group also looks for novel applications of zeolites in emerging technologies. Dr. Zones has been a co-inventor on more than 100 patents and a co-author on more than 100 journal publications. He has also been a frequent speaker and participant in the zeolite conferences around the world, and is a mentoring collaborator for elements of zeolite research programs at several universities.

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