We thank Dr. H. Kessler for the samples of cloverite.
IR Spectroscopic Evidence for the Absence of Structural Hydroxyl Groups in Cloverite†
Article first published online: 22 DEC 2003
Copyright © 1997 by VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Germany
Angewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Volume 36, Issue 9, pages 989–991, May 16, 1997
How to Cite
Thibault-Starzyk, F., Janin, A. and Lavalley, J.-C. (1997), IR Spectroscopic Evidence for the Absence of Structural Hydroxyl Groups in Cloverite. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 36: 989–991. doi: 10.1002/anie.199709891
- Issue published online: 22 DEC 2003
- Article first published online: 22 DEC 2003
- Manuscript Revised: 30 DEC 1996
- Manuscript Received: 31 OCT 1996
- IR spectroscopy;
- molecular sieves
Little or no Brønsted acidity is exhibited by the large-pore molecular sieve cloverite according to quantitative IR spectroscopic investigations. Only 3.5% of the expected 192 hydroxyl groups per unit cell suggested by the X-ray structure are detected.