Meetings & Events

fall 1996 logo1996 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 2 - 6, 1996 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Werner Lutze, Karen Maex, Karl Sieradzki




Symposium S—Advanced Catalytic Materials III

Chairs

Peter Lednor -- Shell Research & Technology Ctr
Marc Ledoux -- Univ de Strasbourg
Dick Nagaki -- Union Carbide Corporation
Levi Thompson -- Univ of Michigan

Symposium Support

  • AKZO Nobel Chemicals, Inc.
  • American Chemical Society
  • ARCO Chemical Company
  • BP International Limited
  • Criterion Catalyst Company L.P.
  • DuPont
  • Mobil Technology Company
  • Nanomaterials Research Corporation
  • Norton Chemicals
  • Shell Development Chemical Company
  • Union Carbide Corporation
  • UOP Research Center
* Invited paper

SESSION S1: MESOPOROUS MATERIALS
Monday Morning, December 2, 1996
Essex N/C (W)
8:30 AM *S1.1
HEXAGONALLY-PACKED TRANSITION METAL OXIDE MOLECULAR SIEVES, Jackie Y. Ying, MIT, Dept of Chemical Engr, Cambridge, MA.

9:15 AM S1.2
SYNTHESIS OPTIMIZATIONS OF THE MESOPOROUS MCM-41 MATERIAL IN AN ACIDIC MEDIUM, Arne Karlsson, Ralf Schmidt, Michael Stocker, SINTEF , Dept of Applied Chemistry, Oslo, NORWAY.

9:45 AM S1.3
SORPTIVE STORAGE OF LIGHT HYDROCARBON VAPORS BY CAPILLARY CONDENSATION IN MCM-41-TYPE MESOPOROUS MATERIALS, Mariana A. Ioneva, Richard G. Mallinson, Jeffrey H. Harwell, Univ of Oklahoma, Dept of Chemical Engr, Norman, OK.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM *S1.4
CATALYTIC PROPERTIES OF A COBALT (II) PORPHYRIN IMMOBILIZATION IN MESOPOROUS MCM-41 ZEOLITE, Thomas J. Pinnavaia, Michigan State Univ, Chemistry, East Lansing, MI; Malama Chibwe, Anis Borodawalla, Michigan State Univ, Dept of Chemistry, East Lansing, MI.

11:15 AM S1.5
CATALYTIC OXIDATION OVER MODIFIED METALLOPORPHYRIN ENCAPSULATED IN METAL-DOPED MESOPOROUS SILICA, Lei Zhang, Tao Sun, Jackie Y. Ying, MIT, Dept of Chemical Engr, Cambridge, MA.

11:30 AM S1.6
SYNTHESIS AND CATALYTIC APPLICATIONS OF NOVEL MESOPOROUS ZEOLITES, Chunshan Song, Madhusudan K. Reddy, Pennsylvania State Univ, Dept of MS&E, University Park, PA.

SESSION S2: CARBON
Monday Afternoon, December 2, 1996
Essex N/C (W)
2:00 PM *S2.1
SYMMETRY BREAKING IN THE TRANSFORMATION OF NANOPOROUS CARBON SOLIDS FOR MEMBRANES AND BASE CATALYZED REACTIONS, Henry C. Foley, Univ of Delaware, Dept of Chemical Engr, Newark, NJ.

2:45 PM S2.2
MESOPOROUS ACTIVATED CARBON FILAMENTS, Weiming Lu, SUNY-Buffalo, Composite Materials Research Lab, Buffalo, NY; Deborah D.L. Chung, SUNY-Buffalo, Dept of Mech & Aero Engr, Buffalo, NY.

3:15 PM BREAK

3:45 PM S2.3
MONODISPERSIVE NANOSIZE CARBON SPHERES SYNTHESIZED BY A MIXED-VALENT OXIDE CATALYTIC CARBONIZATION (MVOCC) PROCESS, Z. L. Wang, Z. C. Kang, Georgia Inst of Technology, School of MS&E, Atlanta, GA.

4:15 PM S2.4
USE OF CARBON NANOFIBERS AS A NOVEL CATALYST SUPPORT MEDIUM FOR HYDROGENATION REACTIONS, Colin Park, Pennsylvania State Univ, Dept of Chemistry, University Park, PA; Nelly M. Rodriguez, Pennsylvania State Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, University Park, PA; R. Terry K. Baker, Northeastern Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Boston, MA.

4:45 PM S2.5
CHARACTERIZATION STUDIES OF COPPER SUPPORTED ON A VARIETY OF CARBONACEOUS SUBSTRATES, Jun Ma, Northeastern Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Boston, MA; Nelly M. Rodriguez, Pennsylvania State Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, University Park, PA; M. Albert Vannice, R. Terry K. Baker, Northeastern Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Boston, MA.

SESSION S3: MONOLITHS, FOAMS, MEMBRANES, etc.
Tuesday Morning, December 3, 1996
Essex N/C (W)
9:00 AM *S3.1
MONOLITHS FOR PARTIAL OXIDATION OF ALKANES AT MILLISECOND CONTACT TIMES, Lanny D. Schmidt, Univ of Minnesota, Chem Eng & Matl Sci, Minneapolis, MN.

9:45 AM S3.2
EVALUATION OF ALUMINA CERAMIC FOAMS AS A CATALYST SUPPORT MATERIAL IN A PHOTOCATALYTIC OXIDATION REACTOR FOR ABATEMENT OF AIRBORNE VOCs, Gregory B. Raupp, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Chem Bio & Matls Engr, Tempe, AZ; Rajnish Changrani, Arizona State Univ, Dept of Chemistry & Matls Engr, Tempe, Arizona.

10:15 AM BREAK

10:45 AM S3.3
ENHANCED OXIDATION OF AIR CONTAMINANTS ON ULTRA-LOW DENSITY, HIGHLY UV-ACCESSIBLE AEROGEL PHOTOCATALYSTS, Jeffrey H. Harwell, Univ of Oklahoma, Dept of Chemical Engr, Norman, OK; Gerard Newman, Lance Lobban, Univ of Oklahoma, Dept of Chemical Engr & Matls Science, Norman, OK.

11:15 AM *S3.4
CATALYSTS SUPPORTED BY POROUS CERAMIC LAYERS APPLIED ON NONPOROUS CERAMIC OR METALLIC SUBSTRATES, John W. Geus, J. van Giezen, Utrecht Univ, Dept of Inorganic Chemistry, Utrecht, NETHERLANDS.

SESSION S4: POSTER SESSION: ADVANCED CATALYTIC MATERIALS III
Tuesday Evening, December 3, 1996
8:00 P.M.
America Ballroom (W)
S4.1
SURFACTANT-FRAMEWORK INTERACTION IN THE MESOPOROUS SILICA BASED MATERIALS, Krzysztof Kniaz, Princeton Univ, Geo & Princeton Matls Inst, Princeton , NJ; Alexandra Navrotsky, Princeton Univ, Dept of Geological & Geophys Sci, Princeton, NJ; Daniel Dabbs, Princeton Univ, Princeton Materials Inst, Princeton , NJ; Ilhan Aksay, Princeton Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, Princeton, NJ.

S4.2
ENHANCED ION-EXCHANGE AND CATALYTIC PERFORMANCES OBTAINED BY DESILICATION AND SUBSEQUENT THERMAL TREATMENT OF ZSM-5 ZEOLITE, Raymond Le Van Mao, Concordia Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Montreal, CANADA; F. Caillibot, Univ de Rennes I, Inst Universitaire de Tech de Lannion, Lannion, FRANCE; L. Gelebart, Univ de Rennes I, Instit Universitaire de Tech de Lannion, Lannion, FRANCE; S. T. Le, D. Ohayon, Concordia Univ, Dept of Chemistry & Biochem, Montreal, CANADA; Georges Y. Denes, Concordia Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Montreal, CANADA.

S4.3
CLUSTER MODELS OF DINITROSYLS IN Cu-EXCHANGED ZEOLITES, R Ramprasad, James B. Adams, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of MS&E, Urbana , IL; B. R. Goodman, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of Chemistry, Urbana , IL; W. F. Schneider, K. C. Hass, Ford Research Laboratory, Dearborn, MI.

S4.4
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HYDROTALCITES: tex2html_wrap_inline253 tex2html_wrap_inline255 (x=.2-0.8), Miguel A. Valenzuela, Inst Politecnico Nacional, ESIQIE-SEPI, Mexico DF, MEXICO; Esteban Lopez, Beatriz Zapata, Inst Mexicano del Petroleo, Mexico DF, MEXICO.

S4.5
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HYDROTALCITE-LIKE MATERIALS WITH A UNIQUE SHEET-LIKE MORPHOLOGY, C. P. Kelkar, A. A. Schutz, Aristech Chemical Corp, Monroeville, PA.

S4.6
SYNTHESIS OF HYDROTALCITES USING MICROWAVE IRRADIATION, Geolar Fetter, Inst Politecnico Nacional, ESIQIE-SEPI, Mexico, MEXICO; Pedro Bosch, Univ Autonoma Metropolitana, Dept de Quimica, Mexico, MEXICO; Fidel Alonso Hernandez, Univ Autonoma Metropolitana, Dept Quimica, Mexico, MEXICO.

S4.7
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MANGANESE OXIDES PRODUCED USING A MICROWAVE FURNACE, Elizabeth Vileno, Steven L. Suib, Univ of Connecticut, Dept of Chemistry, Storrs, CT.

S4.8
SOL-GEL SYNTHESIS OF LAYERED MANGANESE OXIDE MATERIALS INCORPORATING TETRAALKYLAMMONIUM CATIONS, Steven L. Suib, Stephanie L. Brock, Maria Sanabria, Univ of Connecticut, Dept of Chemistry, Storrs, CT.

S4.9
PREPARATION OF Ti/B BINARY OXIDES BY SOL-GEL METHOD AND THEIR PHOTOCATALYTIC ACTVITY OF STOICHIOMETRIC H tex2html_wrap_inline257 O DECOMPOSITION, Sang-Chul Moon, Hiroaki Mametsuka, Katsumi Okada, Mitsushi Fujiki, Soichi Tabata, RITE, Catalysis Science Lab, Kyoto, JAPAN.

S4.10
ZEOLITE SENSOR FOR NITROGEN MONOXIDE DETECTION AT HIGH TEMPERATURE, Hiroshi Tsuchiya, Tatsuya Okubo, Isao Sasaki, Masayoshi Sadakata, Azuchi Harano, Univ of Tokyo, Dept of Chemical System Engr, Tokyo, JAPAN.

S4.11
PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A SUBMICRON ORIENTED SILICALITE MEMBRANE WITH MOLECULAR SIEVING PROPERTIES, Mark Charles Lovallo, Michael Tsapatsis, Univ of Massachusetts, Dept of Chemical Engr, Amherst, MA.

S4.12
FINE ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE WITH LOW ALKALINE CONTENT. NEW APPROACH FOR THE PREPARATION, Vitalij Isupov, L. E. Chupakhina, Inst of Solid State Chemistry, Novosibirsk, RUSSIA.

S4.13
A MICROSTRUCTURAL STUDY OF NIOBIUM TITANIUM OXIDE POWDERS OBTAINED BY LASER-INDUCED SYNTHESIS, Elza Bontempi, Univ di Brescia, Dipt Chimica e Fisica per i Materiali, Brescia, ITALY; Roberto Salari, Univ di Brescia, Dipt di Chimica e Fisica per i Materiali, Brescia, ITALY; Laura E. Depero, Univ di Brescia, Dept di Chimica e Fisica per i Materiali, Brescia, ITALY; Cristina Casale, Mirella Musci, CISE Technologie Innovative, Segrate MI, ITALY; Luigi Sangaletti, Univ di Brescia, Dipart di Chimica e Fisica Materiali, Brescia, ITALY.

S4.14
ACTIVE SITES OF IRON CATALYSTS FOR OXIDATION REACTIONS, H tex2html_wrap_inline257 O OXIDATION AND H tex2html_wrap_inline257 O tex2html_wrap_inline257 DECOMPOSITION, Vladimir L. Kuznetsov, Galina Elizarova, Anna Usoltseva, Ludmila Matvienko, O. I. Shehegolikania, Boreskov Inst of Catalysis, Novosibirsk, RUSSIA.

S4.15
THE HIGH-ENERGY MECHANICAL SYNTHESIS OF NANOPHASE FLUORITE STRUCTURED MIXED OXIDES WITH A HIGH OXYGEN STORAGE CAPACITY AND REDOX ACTIVITY, Alessandro Trovarelli, Carla de Leitenburg, Alessandra Primavera, Giuliano Dolcetti, Stefano Maschio, Univ di Udine, Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche, Udine, ITALY; Jordi Llorca, Univ de Barcelona, Quimica Inorganica, Barcelona, SPAIN.

S4.16
NON-STOICHIOMETRIC TRANSITION-METAL MOLYBDATES FOR OXIDATIVE DEHYDROGENATION, Doron Levin, Jackie Y. Ying, MIT, Dept of Chemical Engr, Cambridge, MA.

S4.17
CATALYTIC PROPERTIES OF VANADIUM NITRIDE AND THE EFFECT OF PREPARATIVE PARAMETERS ON ITS MICROSTRUCTURE, Heockhoi Kwon, Levi T. Thompson, Univ of Michigan, Dept of Chemical Engr, Ann Arbor, MI .

S4.18
EFFECTS OF POTASSIUM CHEMISORPTION ON THE ELECTRONIC STRUCTURE OF V tex2html_wrap_inline265 Oy/TiO tex2html_wrap_inline257 SURFACES, Fulvio Parmigiani, Politecnico di Milano, Dept of Physics, Milano, ITALY; Laura E. Depero, Univ di Brescia, Dept di Chimica e Fisica per i Materiali, Brescia, ITALY; Luigi Sangaletti, Univ di Brescia, Dipart di Chimica e Fisica Materiali, Brescia, ITALY.

S4.19
SEGREGATION IN NANOCLUSTERS:THE STRUCTURE OF SUPPORTED Pt-Ru CLUSTERS DERIVED FROM MOLECULAR CLUSTER PRECURSORS, Michael S. Nashner, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of Chemistry, Urbana, IL; David L. Adler, KLA Instruments Corp, San Jose, CA; John R. Shapley, Ralph G. Nuzzo, Univ of Illinois-Urbana, Dept of Chemistry, Urbana, IL.

S4.20
HOW DOES THE SUPPORT PROCESS DEFINE CATALYTIC CHEMISTRY OF DAWSON AND KEGGIN TYPE CATALYSTS, Zakiyyah H. Smith, Susan A Jansen, Annette D. Eddowes, M. J. Palmieri, Frank Murray, Caprice Hightower, Nancy Buecheler, Temple Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Philadelphia, PA.

S4.21
ACTIVATION OF OXIDATION CATALYSTS BY SOLVATION, Annette D. Eddowes, Susan A Jansen, Caprice Hightower, Nancy Buecheler, Temple Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Philadelphia, PA.

S4.22
MANIPULATION AND EVALUATION OF THE REDOX PRODUCT DISTRIBUTIONS OF THE KEGGIN ION IN HOMOGENEOUS CATALYSIS, Richard A. Moore, M. J. Palmieri, Susan A Jansen, Temple Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Philadelphia, PA.

S4.23
A NEW APPROACH TO FABRICATION OF LAYERED SYNTHETIC MICROSTRUCTURE (LSM) CATALYSTS, Zhijian Lu, Howard Saltsburg, Univ of Rochester, Dept of Chemical Engr, Rochester, NY.

S4.24
CATALYTIC PROPERTIES OF OXIDE-COATED METAL CLUSTERS, Robert A. Crane, Ronald P. Andres, Eric E. Stangland, W. Nicholas Delgass, Purdue Univ, Dept of Chemical Engr, West Lafayette, IN.

SESSION S5: INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION AND DEVICES
Wednesday Morning, December 4, 1996
Essex N/C (W)
8:30 AM *S5.1
MATERIALS SCIENCE: A DRIVER FOR INNOVATION IN APPLIED CATALYSIS, Peter W. Lednor, I. E. Maxwell, Shell Research & Technology Ctr, CTCAT, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS.

9:15 AM *S5.2
NOVEL CONTROLLED PORE STRUCTURE COMPOSITE CATALYST FOR THE HIGH TEMPERATURE WATER GAS SHIFT REACTION, A. M. Ward, ICI Katalco, Dept of RT&E, Cleveland, UNITED KINGDOM; S. Riddel, S. Allan, F. King, ICI Katalco, RT+E, Cleveland, UNITED KINGDOM.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM *S5.3
RAPID THERMAL RESPONSE CATALYST FOR TREATMENT OF AUTOMOTIVE EXHAUST, Subir Roychoudhury, George Muench, Hasan Karim, Robert Carter, William Pfefferle, Precision Combustion Inc, New Haven, CT.

11:15 AM S5.4
AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION OF SOL-GEL PROCESSED MATERIALS: NOVEL, LOW-POWER CONSUMPTION, ELECTRICALLY HEATABLE, CATALYST DEVICES, Sabine R. Nakouzi, Ford Motor Co, Dept of Chemistry, Dearborn, MI; J. McBride, J. Visser, Ford Motor Co, Dept of Physics, Dearborn, MI; A. Adamczyk, Ford Motor Co, Dept of Chemical Engr, Dearborn, MI; C. K. Narula, Ford Motor Co, Dept of Chemistry, Dearborn, MI.

11:45 AM S5.5
EFFECTIVE DECOMPOSITION OF NITRIC OXIDE USING Pd/YSZ/An ELECTROCHEMICAL MEMBRANE REACTOR, Hiroshi Ichimura, Yuki Kanai, Hiroshi Kawakami, Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd, Central Research Lab, Ichikawa Chiba, JAPAN.

SESSION S6: CARBIDES AND NITRIDES
Wednesday Afternoon, December 4, 1996
Essex N/C (W)
2:00 PM S6.1
PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HIGH SURFACE AREA SiC DOPED WITH ZIRCONIUM, Marc J. Ledoux, Claude Crouzet, Cuong Pham-Huu, Christophe Bouchy, Baudouin Heinrich, Univ de Strasbourg, Lab de Chimie des Materiaux Catalytiques, Strasbourg, FRANCE; Claude Estournes, CNRS, Groupe des Materiaux Inorganiques, Strasbourg, FRANCE.

2:30 PM S6.2
A COMPARISON BETWEEN THE STRUCTURAL AND CATALYTIC PROPERTIES OF SUPPORTED WC, tex2html_wrap_inline269 and tex2html_wrap_inline271 , Saemin Choi, Levi T. Thompson, Univ of Michigan, Dept of Chemical Engr, Ann Arbor, MI.

2:45 PM S6.3
SUPPORTED MOLYBDENUM CARBIDE CATALYSTS: STRUCTURE-FUNCTION RELATIONSHIPS FOR HYDRODENITROGENATION, Gregory M. Dolce, Levi T. Thompson, Univ of Michigan, Dept of Chemical Engr, Ann Arbor, MI.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM S6.4
PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HIGH-SURFACE-AREA ALUMINUM NITRIDE THIN FILMS, Sanjay A. Monie, Pennsylvania State Univ, Dept of MS&E, University Park, PA; David J. Aurentz, Pennsylvania State Univ, Dept of Chemistry, University Park, PA; Carlo G. Pantano, Pennsylvania State Univ, Dept of MS&E, University Park, PA.

4:00 PM S6.5
FT-IR CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ACIDIC AND BASIC SITES ON A NANOSTRUCTURED ALUMINUM NITRIDE SURFACE, Marie-Isabelle Baraton, Univ of Limoges, LMCTS URA 320 CNRS, Limoges, FRANCE; Xiaohe Chen, Univ of Connecticut, Polymer Sci Prog at Inst of Mats Sci & Dept of Chem, Storrs, CT; Kenneth E. Gonsalves, Univ of Connecticut, Dept of Materials Science, Storrs, CT.

SESSION S7a: SYNTHESIS AND DESIGN
Thursday Morning, December 5, 1996
Essex N/C (W)
8:30 AM *S7a.1
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NOVEL CATALYTIC MATERIALS, Alexis T. Bell, Univ of California-Berkeley, Dept of Chemical Engr, Berkeley, CA.

9:15 AM *S7a.2
ALUMOXANE PRECURSORS TO DESIGNER CATALYST SUPPORTS, Ron L. Cook, Cynthia Wong, TDA Research Inc, Wheat Ridge, CO; C. Jeff Harlan, Andrew R. Barron, Rice Univ, Dept of Chemistry, Houston, TX.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM *S7a.3
ION-EXCHANGEABLE OXIDES WITH LAYERED PEROVSKITE STRUCTURES AS PHOTOCATALYSTS FOR OVERALL WATER SPLITTING, Kazunari Domen, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Research Lab of Resources Utilization, Yokohama, JAPAN; Tsuyoshi Takata, Shigeru Ikeda, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Resources Utilization Lab, Midoriku Yokohama, JAPAN; Kiyoaki Shinohara, Akira Tanaka, Nikon Corp, Sagamihara, JAPAN; Michikazu Hara, Junko N. Kondo, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Resources Utilization Lab, Midoriku Yokohama, JAPAN.

11:15 AM *S7a.4
APPLICATION OF A KNOWLEDGE-BASED EXPERT SYSTEM FOR ASSISTING IN CATALYST DESIGN, Manfred Baerns, Berlin-Adlershof e.V, Inst for Angewandte Chemie, Berlin, GERMANY; Erich Korting, Inst for Applied Chemistry Berlin-Adlershof, Berlin, GERMANY.

SESSION S7b: SYNTHESIS AND DESIGN
Thursday Afternoon, December 5, 1996
Essex N/C (W)
2:00 PM S7b.1
HIGHLY DISPERSED PARTIALLY STABILIZED ZIRCONIAS:SYNTHESIS, BULK AND SURFACE PROPERTIES, PERFORMANCE IN THE SELECTIVE REDUCTION OF NITROGEN OXIDES BY PROPANE IN THE EXCESS OF OXYGEN, Vladislav A. Sadykov, Boreskov Inst of Catalysis, Novosibirsk, RUSSIA.

2:30 PM *S7b.2
SYNTHESIS OF NOVEL BOROSILICATE ZEOLITES AND THEIR USE AS BIFUNCTIONAL CATALYST, Stacey I. Zones, Chevron Research & Technology, Richmond, CA.

3:15 PM BREAK

3:45 PM S7b.3
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ZEOLITES USING METAL COMPLEXES AS TEMPLATES, Kenneth J. Balkus, Arlene Ramsaran, Mark Biscotto, Sung Kim, Univ of Texas, Dept of Chemistry, Dallas, TX.

4:15 PM *S7b.4
AEROGEL DERIVED CATALYSTS, Lucy Hair, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Dept of Chemistry & Matls Science, Berkeley, CA.