Introduction to Surface Chemistry and Catalysis / Edition 1

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Overview

Describes the present state of modern surface science, and is also a reference source for data and concepts related to properties of surfaces and interfaces. Focuses on the qualities of solid-gas and solid-vacuum interfaces. Discusses local attributes of surface atoms and molecules, atomic structures, chemical bonding, absorptions, catalysis and mechanical properties. Presents molecular understanding of surface phenomena and relates it to macroscopic surface properties.
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An introductory level text for students of physical sciences and engineering, emphasizing the modern concepts of surface chemistry and catalysis uncovered by molecular level studies of surfaces over the past two decades. It reveals the current molecular level understanding of surface phenomena and its relation to macroscopic surface properties, focusing on the properties of solid-gas and solid-vacuum interfaces, because most of the results of modern surface science studies on the molecular level come from the scrutiny of these interfaces. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above." (Choice, 1 March 2011)

"It has been extensively revised, especially in the area of nanoparticles." (Chemistry World, August 2010)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471031925
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/28/1994
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 694
  • Product dimensions: 1.63 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 10.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Gabor A. Somorjai, PhD, has been a professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, since 1964. He is a pioneer in studies of molecular surface chemistry and catalysis science. Dr. Somorjai is a member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the recipient of the National Medal of Science, the Wolf Prize in Chemistry, and the Priestley Medal as well as the Peter Debye Award and several other ACS awards.

Yimin Li, PhD, is an Associate Specialist in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley. His current research interests include the oxidation of nanoparticles, the compensation effect in heterogeneous catalysis, and sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy at interfaces.

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Table of Contents

The Structure of Surfaces.

Thermodynamics of Surfaces.

Dynamics at Surfaces.

Electrical Properties of Surfaces.

The Surface Chemical Bond.

Catalysis by Surfaces.

Mechanical Properties of Surfaces.

Answers to the Problems.

Index.

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