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|Title:||Zinc hydroxyapatite catalyst for decomposition of 2-propanol||Authors:||Low, Hou Ran
White, Timothy John
|Issue Date:||2012||Source:||Low, H. R., Avdeev, M., Ramesh, K., & White, T. J. (2012). Zinc Hydroxyapatite Catalyst for Decomposition of 2-Propanol. Advanced Materials, 24(30), 4175-4179.||Series/Report no.:||Advanced materials||Abstract:||Hydroxyapatite (HAp) is attracting interest as a heterogeneous catalyst due to its “zeolitic” properties that allow tailoring of chemically active surface sites for specific applications. Here, the crystallographic modification of HAp through incorporation of zinc (Zn2+) was studied using diffraction and spectroscopic techniques. The preferential displacement of tunnel calcium (Ca2+) by covalently bonded Zn2+ inhibits crystal growth and promotes the retention of an amorphous (10-20 wt%) component. In combination, these factors create chemically active surfaces that allow Zn-HAp materials to effectively absorb carbon monoxide (*characteristic vibration at ∼1711 cm-1) and catalyze the decomposition of 2-propanol.||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/97147
|ISSN:||0935-9648||DOI:||10.1002/adma.201104755||Rights:||© 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.||Fulltext Permission:||none||Fulltext Availability:||No Fulltext|
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