Chapter 1. Synthesis Mechanism: Crystal Growth and Nucleation

  1. Prof. Dr. Jiři Čejka2,
  2. Prof. Dr. Avelino Corma3 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Stacey Zones4
  1. Pablo Cubillas and
  2. Michael W. Anderson

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630295.ch1

Zeolites and Catalysis: Synthesis, Reactions and Applications

Zeolites and Catalysis: Synthesis, Reactions and Applications

How to Cite

Cubillas, P. and Anderson, M. W. (2010) Synthesis Mechanism: Crystal Growth and Nucleation, in Zeolites and Catalysis: Synthesis, Reactions and Applications (eds J. Čejka, A. Corma and S. Zones), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630295.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry Dokjškova, Dolejskova 3, 182 23 Prague 8, Czech Republic

  2. 3

    University Politecnica de Valencia, Institute de Tecnologia Quimica, Avenida de los Naranjos s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain

  3. 4

    Chevron Texaco Energy Research and Technology Company, 100 Chevron Road, Richmond, CA 94802, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, School of Chemistry, Centre for Nanoporous Materials, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325146

Online ISBN: 9783527630295

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Keywords:

  • crystal;
  • zeolite;
  • microscopy;
  • supersaturation;
  • nucleation;
  • modeling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theory of Nucleation and Growth

  • Nucleation and Growth in Zeolites

  • Techniques

  • Case Studies

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • References