Cobalt: Occurrence, Uses and Properties


Yamato Kobayashi (Editor)
Haruto Suzuki (Editor)

Series: Chemistry Research and Applications
BISAC: SCI013050

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the occurrence, uses and properties of cobalt. Topics discussed include the microwave and magnetic properties of cobalt-containing magnetophotonic crystals; promoted cobalt silica gel catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis; cobalt and its compounds in oxidation-reduction processes of environmental catalysis; the nature of cobalt species in Co-zeolites used for the selective catalytic reduction of NOx with hydrocarbons; cobalt toxicity in Escherichia coli; cobalt speciation in aqueous solution and sorbents on the basis of natural dolomite for cobalt removal; the morphology, microstructure, structural and thermal properties of Co powder; comparison of cobalt and iron perovskite-based catalysts for WGSR; direct patterning of cobalt nanostructures using focused electron beam induced deposition; cobalt catalysts applied in ethanol reforming reactions; combustion synthesis of cobalt compounds; AB initio study of energetics and properties of cobalt interlayers in WC/Co alloys; anisotropic lattice distortion of composite materials of chiral Cu(II)-Co(III) or Cu(II) complexes and TiO2; and the chemical process of recovering cyanides as cyanide-bridged Cu(II)-Co(III)/Fe(III) bimetallic assemblies from preparation of semiconductors for solar cells. (Imprint: Nova)



Table of Contents


Mircrowave and Magnetic Properties of Cobalt-Containing Magnetophotonic Crystals
(Anatoly B. Rinkevich, Dmitry V. Perov, Mikhail I. Samoylovich, Svetlana M. Klescheva, Vladimir O. Vaskovsky, Institute of Metal Physics, Ural Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia, and others)

Promoted Cobalt Silica Gel Catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis
(Hui Ming, Centre for Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation, University of South Australia, and others)

Cobalt and its Compounds in Oxidation-Reduction Processes of Environmental Catalysis
(S.M. Orlyk, T.V. Myronyuk, T.M. Boichuk, M.R. Kantserova, L.V. Pysarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine)

The Nature of Cobalt Species in Co-Zeolites Used for the Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx with Hydrocarbons
(Soledad G. Aspromonte, Alicia V. Boix, Instituto de Investigaciones en Catálisis y Petroquímica, INCAPE (FIQ, UNL-CONICET), Santiago del Estero, Santa Fe, Argentina)

A Novel Aspect of Cobalt Toxicity in Escherichia coli: Production of Cobalt Protoporphyrin IX and its Incorporation into Heme Proteins
(Tomas Majtan, Jan P. Kraus, Department of Pediatrics and the Colorado Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC), University of Colorado at Denver, Aurora, CO, USA, and others)

Cobalt Speciation in Aqueous Solution and Sorbents on the Basis of Natural Dolomite for Cobalt Removal
(Andrei I. Ivanets, Irina L. Shashkova, Dmitri Y. Davydov, Valiantsina V. Torapava, Artsiom V. Radkevich, Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus, and others)

Morphology, Microstructure, and Structural and Thermal Properties of Co Powder
(A.S. Bolokang, M.J. Phasha, Department of Engineering Metallurgy, University of Johannesburg, Doornfontein, South Africa, and others)

Comparison among Cobalt and Iron Perovskite-Based Catalysts for WGSR
(Maria do Carmo Rangel, Hilma C. Fonseca Santos, Lindaura A. Silva, Jadson S. Moura, Marco André Fraga, Andréa M. Duarte de Farias, Sérgio Gustavo Marchetti, GECCAT – Grupo de Estudos em Cinética e Catálise, Instituto de Química, Universidade Federal da Bahia. Campus Universitário de Ondina, Federação, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, and others)

Direct Patterning of Cobalt Nanostructures using Focused Electron Beam-Induced Deposition
(Amalio Fernández-Pacheco, Rosa Córdoba, Luis E. Serrano-Ramón, M. Ricardo Ibarra, José M. De Teresa, Thin Film Magnetism Group, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, and others)

Cobalt Catalysts Applied in Ethanol Reforming Reactions
(José Mansur Assaf, Silmara Rodrigues Garcia, Alessandra Fonseca Lucrédio, Elisabete Moreira Assaf, Departamento de Engenharia Química, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, São Carlos, SP, Brazil, and others)

Combustion Synthesis of Cobalt Compounds: Principles and Applications
(J.C. Toniolo, C.P. Bergmann, Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Rio Grande do Sul (IFRS), Caxias do Sul, RS, Brazil, and others)

Ab Initio Study of Energetics and Properties of Cobalt Interlayers in WC/Co Alloys
(V.G. Zavodinsky, Institute for Material Science of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Khabarovsk, Russia)

Anisotropic Lattice Distortion of Composite Materials of Chiral Cu(II)-Co(III) or Cu(II) Complexes and TiO2
(Daichi Tazaki, Yuta Orii, Takashiro Akitsu, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo, Japan)
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Chemical Process of Recovering Cyanide as Cyanide-Bridged Cu(II)-Co(III)/Fe(III) Bimetallic Assemblies from Preparation of Semiconductors for Solar Cells
(Ryosuke Shoji, Ryuki Shoji, Mutsumi Sugiyama, Takashiro Akitsu, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science, Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo, Japan, and others)
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