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Hudspeth , Jessica M.; Kvashnina , Kristina O.; Kimber , Simon A. J.; Mitchell , Edward P. (2015)
Publisher: Institut Français du Pétrole
Journal: Oil & Gas Science and Technology - Revue d'IFP Energies nouvelles
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: Q1, TP1-1185, HD9502-9502.5, Chemical technology, Energy industries. Energy policy. Fuel trade, [ CHIM ] Chemical Sciences
International audience; Optimising the properties of catalysts for industrial processes requires a detailed knowledge of their structure and properties on multiple length scales. Synchrotron light sources are ideal tools for characterising catalyts for industrial R&D, providing data with high temporal and spatial resolution, under realistic operating conditions, in a non-destructive way. Here, we describe the different synchrotron techniques that can be employed to gain a wealth of complementary information, and highlight recent developments that have allowed remarkable insight to be gained into working catalytic systems. These techniques have the potential to guide future industrial catalyst design
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    • Manuscript submitted in October 2014 Manuscript accepted in November 2014 Published online in March 2015
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