4. Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Adsorption and Desorption

  1. Kurt W. Kolasinski

Published Online: 30 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119941798.ch4

Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, Third Edition

Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, Third Edition

How to Cite

Kolasinski, K. W. (2012) Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Adsorption and Desorption, in Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119941798.ch4

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, West Chester University, West Chester, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119990352

Online ISBN: 9781119941798

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Keywords:

  • surface process thermodynamics, and kinetics;
  • thermodynamics of ad/desorption;
  • binding energies;
  • heat of adsorption;
  • desorption rate;
  • kinetics of adsorption;
  • CTST approach to adsorption kinetics;
  • adsorption isotherms from kinetics;
  • basis of TPD

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Thermodynamics of Ad/Desorption

  • Adsorption isotherms from thermodynamics

  • Lateral interactions

  • Rate of desorption

  • Kinetics of adsorption

  • Adsorption isotherms from kinetics

  • Temperature programmed desorption (TPD)

  • Summary of important concepts

  • Frontiers and challenges

  • Further reading

  • Exercises

  • References