Comprehensive Guide for Mesoporous Materials. Volume 1: Synthesis and Characterization

Mahmood Aliofkhazraei (Editor)
Tarbiat Modares University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Materials Engineering, Tehrān, Iran

Series: Materials Science and Technologies
BISAC: TEC021000




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This is the first volume of the four volume set of Comprehensive Guide for Mesoporous Materials. The discovery and application of mesoporous materials in the different industries, including the catalyst industry, is one of the major advances over the past two decades. One of the important mesoporous materials is zeolite. Over the past decade, different types of zeolites have been produced in the nanometer range dimensions. Porosities can also be regular or irregular. Due to more research done on mesoporous materials, knowledge of this science has increased. Researchers are now able to make mesoporous materials with dimensions equal to the predetermined requirements to use in engineering, such as with molecular separation membranes.

This volume mainly discusses the synthesis and characterization of mesoporous materials. Some of the mesoporous materials discussed in this volume are alumina, carbon, silica and also polymeric materials. There are 15 chapters in this volume; each one includes examples of these interesting materials, supported by appropriate figures for better clarification. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 - Synthesis of Mesoporous Alumina for Catalytic Applications (pp. 1-26)
José Luis Contreras, Guadalupe Gómez, Beatriz Zeifert and José Salmones (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco, México D.F., México, and others)

Chapter 2 - Porous Clay Heterostructures (PCH ) – Synthesis and Application in Catalysis and Adsorption (pp. 27-54)
Lucjan Chmielarz and Andrzej Kowalczyk (Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Chemistry, Kraków, Poland)

Chapter 3 - Mesoporous Films and Membranes from Assembly of Silica Colloidal Spheres (pp. 55-82)
Amir Khabibullin and Ilya Zharov (Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA)

Chapter 4 - Mesoporous Catalytic Materials and Fine Chemistry (pp. 83-118)
Elena Pérez-Mayoral, Elena Soriano, Rosa M. Martín-Aranda and Francisco J. Maldonado-Hódar (Departamento de Química Inorgánica y Química Técnica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid, Spain, and others)

Chapter 5 - Ordered Mesoporous Carbons – Synthesis, Modification and Application in Adsorption Processes (pp. 119-138)
Joanna Goscianska and Robert Pietrzak (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Faculty of Chemistry, Poznań, Poland)

Chapter 6 - Propene Synthesis from Ethene or Ethanol: Catalysis and Characterization of Nickel Ion-Loaded Mesoporous Silica (pp. 139-158)
Masakazu Iwamoto and Masashi Tanaka (Research and Development Initiative, Chuo University, Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 7 - Engineering Nanoporous Polymeric Materials from Nanostructured Macromolecular Frameworks (pp. 159-184)
Daniel Grande and Benjamin Le Droumaguet (Institut de Chimie et des Matériaux Paris-Est, CNRS-Université Paris-Est Créteil, Thiais, France)

Chapter 8 - Unlocking the Potential of UV Light for the Synthesis of Mesoporous Inorganic Films (pp. 185-202)
Abraham Chemtob, Héloïse De Paz-Simon, Céline Croutxé-Barghorn, Séverinne Rigolet, Laure Michelin, Loïc Vidal and Bénédicte Lebeau (Laboratory of Macromolecular Photochemistry and Engineering, University of Haute-Alsace, ENSCMu, Mulhouse Cedex, France, and others)

Chapter 9 - Mesoporous Carbon Aerogels: Synthesis, Characterisation and Environmental Applications (pp. 203-240)
Liviu Cosmin Coteţ, Andrada Măicăneanu and Virginia Danciu (Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

Chapter 10 - Synthesis and Electrocatalytic Applications of Polyaniline (pp. 241-282)
Rajendra Srivastava, Anu Prathap M. U. and Martin Francis Pulikottil (Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Punjab, India)

Chapter 11 - Self-Assembly and Transport through Mesoporous Colloidal Shells (pp. 283-304)
Nily Dan (Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA)

Chapter 12 - Textural, Chemical and Enthalpic Characterization of Activated Carbon Monoliths for Co2 Adsorption (pp. 305-330)
Diana. P. Vargas, L. Giraldo and J. C. Moreno-Piraján (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Facultad de Ciencias, Departamento de Química, Bogotá, Colombia, and others)

Chapter 13 - Characterization of the Structure of Mesoporous Materials by X-Ray Scattering (pp. 331-360)
Pierre-Antoine Albouy and Marianne Impéror-Clerc (Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France)

Chapter 14 - Synthesis of Mesoporous Carbon by Stabilization of the Nanoparticles Forming the Resorcinol/Formaldehyde Gels (pp. 361-388)
Cesar A. Barbero, Mariano M. Bruno, Juan Balach, Angelica Baena Moncada, Gabriel A. Planes and Maria C. Miras (Departamento de Química, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina)

Chapter 15 - Porous Pt-Based Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction (pp. 389-412)
You Xu, Haolan Xu and Bin Zhang (Department of Chemistry, School of Science, Tianjin University, and Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemical Science and Engineering (Tianjin), Tianjin, P. R. China, and others)

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